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H.P. court docketApril 25, 2022Judge G.W. Paul A young High Prairie man was sentenced to four weeks behind bars after pleading guilty to numerous charges.Ben McVey, 21, was sentenced to 28 days in jail by Judge G.W. Paul in High…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News A trial has been set for three people from the High Prairie region charged in connection with an illegal fishing operation more than two years ago.Elizabeth Ann Andrews and Lee Roy Andrews, both of Faust, and…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News A Driftpile man will have to pay more than $750 in damages to a fence at a downtown park in High Prairie.John Samuel Isadore, 28, was fined $500 for mischief causing damage under $5,000 after pleading…

H.P. court docketMay 2, 2022Judge R.B. Marceau Jack Auger, of Edmonton, formerly of Whitefish Lake, was sentenced to 30 days after pleading guilty in High Prairie provincial court May 2 to possession of a weapon contrary to a court order.The…

SPN staff A High Prairie man was sentenced to five years in jail for the May 17, 2020 killing of Christopher Valiquette.Valiquette, 34, a resident of Swan River First nation, died after an altercation in the early hours of a…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News A Peace River resident faces 21 criminal charges after being stopped by RCMP north of Falher and found to be in possession of several serious weapons and illegal drugs.McLennan RCMP initiated the traffic stop April 10…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Three people from the High Prairie region charged in connection with an illegal fishing operation more than two years ago have been ordered to appear in court to set a trial date.The matters of Elizabeth Ann…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News A Driftpile man who used fire when he attacked another man will have plenty of time to think about his actions.Derek Preston Giroux, 34, of Driftpile, was handed a conditional sentence order [CSO] of 90 days…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News A man who assaulted two people with a steak knife in a residence in the High Prairie area is behind bars for the next three months.Kyle Davies, 42, was sentenced to 90 days in jail after…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News A High Prairie man highly active in the truckers’ Freedom Convoy in Ottawa in February to protest COVID-19 restrictions remains in the court system.Tyson [(Freedom George]) Billings was scheduled to appear in an Ottawa courtroom March…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News A 17-year-old boy was fined more than $1,000 after pleading guilty to five charges, including his actions after taking police on a chase in a vehicle.The male, who cannot be named under the Youth Criminal Justice…

H.P. court docketMarch 21, 2022Judge B.R. Hougestol A young man will pay a high price after not co-operating with police while being arrested.Eli Lance Cunning- ham, 34, was fined $500 after pleading guilty to resisting a peace officer when he…