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H.P. court docketJan. 4, 2021Judge D.R. Shynkar A young man from the High Prairie area will spend the next few weeks in jail for breaching conditions that included weapons.Tyson Trey Thomas, 22, was handed a global sentence of 45 days…

H.P. court docketDec. 21, 2020Judge J.K. Sihra An Atikameg man is learning his lesson to obey the law.John Albert Thunder, 54, was sentenced to probation for nine months for assault causing bodily harm when he appeared in High Prairie provincial…

H.P. court docketDec. 14, 2020Judge D.R. Shynkar A man in possession of a Taser gun was fined more than $4,000 when he appeared in High Prairie provincial court Dec.14.Leslie Michael Auger was fined $4,200 after pleading guilty to possession of…

H.P. court docketDec. 7, 2020Judge G.W. Paul A woman from Sucker Creek will pay $990 in fines after pleading guilty in High Prairie provincial court Dec. 7 to several charges.Veronica Rose Willier was fined $500 for public mischief, $230 for…

H.P. court docketMonday, Nov. 30Judge D.R. Shynkar A local man was fined $388 after pleading guilty in High Prairie provincial court Nov. 30 to failing to make an accident report.Ronald McInnis appeared in court without a lawyer to plead guilty.The…

H.P. court docketNov. 16, 2020Judge D.R. Shynkar A Peace River man spent 130 days behind bars dealing with criminal matters, but is now a free man after being sentenced on six charges in High Prairie provincial court Nov. 16. And…

H.P. court docketMonday, Nov. 23Judge D.R. Shynkar A man who has appeared in High Prairie provincial court on his criminal charges 18 times abruptly changed his plea just before sentencing Nov. 23.Raymond J. Foss changed his guilty pleas on five…

H.P. court docketJudge G.W. PaulNov. 9, 2020 A Sucker Creek man will spend another few months behind bars after committing a robbery in High Prairie.Teague Allan Willier, 21, was sentenced to 240 days in jail after pleading guilty to robbery…

H.P. court docketNov. 2, 2020Judge W.G. Paul A 35-year-old man will spend the next two years in a federal prison after pleading guilty to his first drug charges.Perry Dennis Olsen, of no fixed address, was handed a global sentence of…

H.P. court docketOct. 19, 2020Judge R.B. Marceau A High Prairie man will spend another four months in jail after pleading guilty to various charges, including breaches and resisting a peace officer.Jonathan Belcourt, 39, was handed a global sentence of 180…

H.P. court docketOct. 5, 2020Judge G.W. Paul A man from Driftpile will spend another few weeks behind bars after hitting a female.Tyrone Burt Isadore, 34, was sentenced to 90 days in jail after pleading guilty to assault when he appeared…

H.P. court docketSept. 28, 2020Judge C.K.W. Thietke A High Prairie man awakes today with a longer criminal record after pleading guilty to several charges.Teague Allan Willier, 21, was handed a global sentence of 119 days on eight charges when he…

H.P. court docketSept. 14, 2020Judge J.K. Sihra An Atikameg woman will be spending another three weeks behind bars after pleading guilty to several charges.Lacey Jane Laboucan, 33, was sentenced to 81 days in jail on seven charges after appearing in…

H.P. court docketJudge G.W. PaulAug. 31, 2020 A middle-aged man from High Prairie who kicked and damaged an ATM at a local bank will dig deeper into his pockets to pay a big fine.Jason Howard Cox, 47, was fined $1,000,…

H.P. court docketJudge D.R. ShynkarAug. 24, 2020 Kendell Sawan, 28, of Peace River, was sentenced to probation for 12 months after pleading guilty to uttering threats causing death. He threatened his common-law wife in or near High Prairie on Dec.…

H.P. court docketAug. 17, 2020Judge M.B. Golden A middle-age woman will be off the road for a couple of years for driving charges in High Prairie. Josephine M. Patenaude, 50, of Edmonton, was fined $2,000 for refusing to provide a…