Jail time given to banned driv­ers

An­drew James My­ers, John Martin MacLeod caught driv­ing while pro­hib­ited

The Guardian (Charlottetown) - - THE PROVINCE -

Driv­ing while they weren’t sup­posed to has landed two P.E.I. men in jail.

An­drew James My­ers, 35, of Head of Hills­bor­ough, was sen­tenced in Ge­orge­town pro­vin­cial court Thurs­day to 60 days in jail af­ter plead­ing guilty to driv­ing while pro­hib­ited.

On Dec. 13, 2015, a Kings District RCMP of­fi­cer saw My­ers speed­ing on Route 2 near Morell.

Af­ter pulling the ve­hi­cle over, the of­fi­cer learned the ve­hi­cle wasn’t reg­is­tered, in­sured or in­spected.

My­ers was also un­der a driv­ing pro­hi­bi­tion at the time.

Along with the jail time, Chief Judge Nancy Orr or­dered My­ers to pay a $100 vic­tim sur­charge and banned him from driv­ing for 18 months.

The RCMP of­fi­cer also is­sued sev­eral sum­mary of­fence tick­ets to My­ers.

John Martin MacLeod, 49, of Kin­ross, was sen­tenced to 40 days in jail af­ter plead­ing guilty to driv­ing while pro­hib­ited.

Along with the jail time, Orr or­dered MacLeod to pay a $100 vic­tim sur­charge and banned him from driv­ing for one year.

Bar­bara Rose MacDon­ald, 66, of Souris, was sen­tenced to five days in jail af­ter plead­ing guilty to re­fus­ing to pro­vide a breath sam­ple.

On Nov. 19, 2015, Kings District RCMP stopped MacDon­ald af­ter re­ceiv­ing a re­port she was driv­ing while im­paired.

The RCMP said she showed signs of im­pair­ment and­was given a de­mand to sup­ply breath sam­ples.

She didn’t give suf­fi­cient sam­ples.

Along with the jail time, Orr or­dered MacDon­ald to pay a $1,200 and a $360 vic­tim sur­charge.

MacDon­ald is also banned from driv­ing for one year.

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