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18
Sep

$200 jailhouse assault fine stands

The Crown has lost an appeal over a “low end assault” committed in the Springhill Correctional Facility by a man serving a year-long sentence for producing child pornography.  Michael Dow Brown, 37, was sentenced in September of last year for copying 5,000 images of child pornography. While serving his time in the 

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14
Sep

No charges, but it’s back to jail for Todd

Todd Joseph Boland, who has alleged in court papers that he suffered sexual abuse at the hands of disgraced Antigonish Diocese archbishop Raymond Lahey, has lost his appeal to overturn a parole board decision in March that had his statutory release revoked. 

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13
Sep
Todd’s costly walk in the park

Todd’s costly walk in the park

Ex-teaching assistant Todd Canton, 53, has had another charge laid against him while he awaits his trial. Apparently, Todd has breached his undertaking by going for a walk in a Truro park.

On a morning in late June, Todd was seen walking in a public park, and someone called the police when they recognized him.

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10
Sep
Trafficker gets a second shot

Trafficker gets a second shot

William Frederick Howell, convicted of trafficking cocaine this past February, has been given a conditional sentence of two years less a day.

It’s a rare event for anyone convicted of trafficking a drug like cocaine to be given a relatively lenient sentence. 

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10
Sep

Hell no, we would not be safer

It happens every time Halifax bears witness to a string of violent crimes. People get shot, stabbed, swarmed or murdered and the small but somehow persuasive choir of voices chimes in together. 

“This wouldn’t happen if the Hell’s Angels were still in charge,” is the name of the song. Perhaps you’ve heard it. Perhaps you believe it. 

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