Falher Provincial Court – August 2, 2018

Mac Olsen
Express Staff

Fine and suspension for over .08
Hayley Dawn Peterson pled guilty to one charge of driving with a blood alcohol level over .08. A charge of impaired driving was withdrawn.
Peterson received a $1,000 and a $300 surcharge, as well as a one-year driving suspension. However, she can apply for a restricted licence under the Alberta interlock program after three months.

15 days in jail for threat and failing to comply with probation
Dennis Andrew Sawan pled guilty to one charge of uttering a threat to cause death, and one charge of breaching his probation. One charge of breaching conditions and one charge of assaulting a peace officer were withdrawn.
Sawan received 20 days in jail for the threat charge, less five days served in jail already, as well as 10 days concurrent in jail for the assault charge, making his jail time 15 days in total.

Charges dismissed
Eugene J. L’Hirondelle’s charges – two for pointing a firearm and one for uttering threats – have been dismissed.
Ashley Devereux’s charge of driving a motor vehicle without insurance was also dismissed.

Bail denied
Thoren Seniantha applied for bail, but Judge J.A. Watson turned his request.
Seniantha’s case will be held over to Fort Vermillion court on Aug. 7. He faces one charge of assault, one charge of breaching conditions and two charges of failing to comply with and undertaking.

Adjournments for Falher Provincial Court
Denis Daniel Diesel’s case has been held over until Sept. 6, as he is seeking a new lawyer.
Diesel faces one charge of driving while disqualified, one charge of excessive speed, one charge of transporting liquor, one charge of operating an unregistered motor vehicle and one charge of driving without insurance.
Darrell Edwin Fiddick’s case has been held over until Sept. 6 for plea. He faces one charge of impaired driving and one charge of refusing to provide a breathalyzer test.
Alvin M. Vandermaaten’s case has been held over until Sept. 6. He faces one charge of impaired driving and one charge of driving with a blood alcohol level over .08.
Bobby Fred Hnatko, working under the company name Western Air Spray Inc., has had his case deferred to Sept. 6. He and the company are each facing several charges, which includes providing false information.
Tyler James Williams’ case is held over until Sept. 6. Williams has pled not guilty and is deciding if he will represent himself in court or hire a lawyer. He is facing one charge of assault and one charge of breaching his probation.
Ryan Kevin Bettenson’s trial remains scheduled for Dec. 6, but he is seeking a new lawyer. He faces two charges of assault.
Michael Paradis’ case has been held over until Jan. 3, 2019. He faces one charge of excessive speeding and one charge of failing to produce a licence.
Robin Erin Johnson’s case has also been put over to Jan. 3, 2019. Johnson faces one charge of using a forged document and one charge of possessing stolen property.

 

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