Suspended sentence, probation for prowler
TRURO – A Stellarton man who pled guilty to a variety of charges was given a suspended sentence in provincial court in Truro on Tuesday and placed on probation for two years.
Alexander Andrew Baker, 22, of Allan Avenue pled guilty to a charge of prowling at the residence of a woman’s property on McColl Street, New Glasgow in August as well as breaching a previous probation order by drinking.
He also pled guilty to possessing marijuana, stealing from the Nova Scotia liquor Commission and breaching a court recognizance on Oct. 16. Baker was handed a total of $500 in victim surcharge fines and ordered to pay restitution of $55 to the NSLC. Further conditions during his probation period include not possessing or consuming alcohol or using illicit drugs and successfully taking counselling for alcohol/drug use and mental health issues. He was further ordered to not associate with anyone with a known criminal record and must remain away from any NSLC property.