Before the judge: week of May 30

Vanderhoof and Fort St. James cases heard in law courts of the area

In chronological order of Vanderhoof and Fort St. James cases heard in law courts of the area:


Sampson Nathan Raphael is charged with assault, two counts of uttering threats to cause death or bodily harm, and extortion in Vanderhoof on Feb. 22. He will next appear in Prince George’s law courts on June 22.

Darcy Frederick Vaillant is charged for the careless use or storage of a firearm, possessing a weapon for dangerous purposes, unauthorized possession of a prohibited weapon, intentionally discharging a firearm while being reckless, and having ready ammunition for a prohibited firearm in Fort St. James on May 7. He will next appear in Vanderhoof Law Courts on June 28.

Nicholas Norman John is charged with willfully resisting or obstructing a peace officer and four counts of probation order breaches in Vanderhoof on May 28. He will next appear in Fort St. James Provincial Court on June 7.

Daniel James Johnny is charged with two counts of probation order breaches in Fort St. James on May 29 to 30. He will next appear in Prince George Law Courts on June 2.

Michael Everett Baynes is charged for driving while prohibited from doing so in Fort St. James on July 16, 2014. He has been issued a bench warrant for not appearing in court on May 30.

Darnel Courtney George is charged with three probation order breaches in Vanderhoof and Prince George from Jan. 15 to Feb. 3. She will next appear in Fort St. James Provincial Court on June 6.

Irvin Kelsey Joseph is found guilty for assault in Fort St. James on Feb. 13 and a probation order breach in Prince George on Feb. 14. He is sentenced to two years of probation order.

Percy James Pierre is found guilty for driving while his driver’s licence is suspended in Fort St. James on July 29 last year. He is sentenced to 14 days in jail and is prohibited from driving for a year.

An individual, who could not be named due to publication ban, is charged with breaking and entering a place, assault, and uttering threats to cause death or bodily harm in Fort St. James. He or she is ordered by the judge to abstain from communicating directly or indirectly with any victim or witness, as identified by court.

Steven John Joseph is charged with two counts of theft under $5,000 in Fort St. James on March 9. He is sentenced with six months of probation order.

An individual, whose identity was not released due to court order, is charged for sexual interference of a person under the age of 16 and sexual assault in Fort St. James. He or she will next appear in court on Aug. 15.

Bonita Theresa Monk is found not guilty of assault in Fort St. James on June 6 last year and assault causing bodily harm in Tachie on Jan.1.

Ruth Anne Monk is found guilty for committing mischief with property valued less than $5,000 in Tachie on Dec. 31. She is sentenced with one year of probation order.

Axel James Murdock is found guilty for two breaches of probation order on Oct. 28 and Nov. 25 last year.


– with files from the Ministry of Justice


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