Sus­pended sen­tence, pro­ba­tion for prowler

Truro Daily News - - Colchester County -

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.

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