Thirty days for possession of stolen truck
By Steve Arstad
A Penticton man was sentenced to 30 days after pleading guilty to possession of stolen property above $5,000 in Penticton court today, Friday, Dec.11.
Image Credit: InfoNEWS file photo
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.
To contact the reporter for this story, email Steve Arstad at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 250-488-3065. To contact the editor, email email@example.com or call 250-718-2724.
News from © InfoTel News Ltd, 2015