December 12, 2015 - 11:30 AM
PENTICTON - A Penticton man will spend another 13 days in jail after pleading guilty to being in possession of a stolen pickup truck earlier this year.
A Penticton Provincial Court judge heard today, Dec.11, a Chev Silverado pickup truck, left running with the keys in it, was stolen from a Forestbrook Drive residence on July 7, 2015, was found by police at a residence near West Bench Elementary School on July 15.
Jeffery William Donald Boughner and a co-accused were in the truck, but managed to flee the scene, only to be picked up by police a half hour later.
Police determined the two had been living in the vehicle for at least a couple of days.
Boughner was sentenced by Judge Gale Sinclair to 30 days for possession of stolen property over $5,000 in addition to being given a 10-day concurrent sentence for breaching a no contact order with the co-accused. Charges of possession of stolen property under $5,000 were stayed.
Having been in jail since November 25, Boughner was given 17 days credit for time served.
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