Same charge, same sen­tence

The Guardian (Charlottetown) - - THE ISLAND -

Two men re­ceived the same sen­tence Wed­nes­day for fail­ing a breath­a­lyzer.

Chief Pro­vin­cial Court Judge Nancy Orr sen­tenced both Paul Jef­frey Hughes, 45, and Ryan Thomas Lid­stone, 21, each to three days in jail. Both were also fined $1,000 and or­dered to pay a $300 victim of crime sur­charge. Nei­ther Hughes nor Lid­stone are al­lowed to op­er­ate a mo­tor ve­hi­cle for one year. Hughes failed a breath­a­lyzer on June 4 in Wood Is­lands and Lid­stone failed a breath­a­lyzer on June 12 in Char­lot­te­town.

Both pleaded guilty to the of­fences Wed­nes­day.

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