Man charged with fleeing police in stolen car in custody until next appearance

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John Wayne Blaisdell, 28, faces eight charges

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A man who garnered public attention last month when Kings Distrcit RCMP were led on a chase of a stolen vehicle, appeared in court today.

John Wayne Blaisdell, 28, appeared before Chief Provincial Court Judge John Douglas for plea and/or election and plea on eight charges of breach of probation and three charges of break, enter and theft.

At the request of defence counsel the case was set over to Jan. 23.

Blaisdell was arrested in Cardigan and charged with attempting to flee police in a stolen car last month.

He is remanded in custody until dealt with by law.

In other court news Thursday, sentence has been adjourned until Jan. 31 in the case of Amy Elizabeth Pickett, 33. She pleaded guilty in provincial court to multiple charges of theft, failure to attend court and breach of probation.

Pickett entered the guilty pleas before Douglas.

Pickett is also facing additional charges before Provincial Court Judge Nancy Orr.

The theft charges before Douglas relate to thefts from the P.E.I. Liquor Control Commission.

Breach of probation charges were laid against Pickett for violating a condition of her probation which stipulated she was not to attend at places where alcoholic beverages were sold.

Sentence has also been adjourned in the case of Jamie Kyle Culleton, 23, of Charlottetown, who has entered guilty pleas to charges of theft and breach of probation.

Culleton has a prior criminal record.

He will be sentenced Jan. 31.

Douglas also set over to Jan. 23rd the case of Mitchell Charles Donovan, age 22, who was to have entered pleas to four charges of theft, six charges of breach of probation and two other matters.

Troy Douglas Carragher, 37, of Charlottetown, pleaded guilty to a single charge of theft.

Douglas adjourned the case for sentence to Feb. 18.

Carragher has a prior criminal record.

Organizations: P.E.I. Liquor Control Commission.Breach

Geographic location: Charlottetown, Cardigan, Troy

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  • Liberal dong
    January 03, 2014 - 12:13

    Wow every charge is involving theft, we lock our prosessions to keep our belongings,but it seems. A lock is only for the honest folk.....shaking my head.