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Prince Edward Island provincial court
A 23-year-old Charlottetown man was sentenced Thursday in provincial court to serve 30 days in the provincial correctional centre for stealing two bottles of Royal Reserve whisky from the liquor store at Oak Tree Place.
Michael Edward Perry was sentenced to a further seven days in jail for failure to attend court.
Sentence was suspended on a charge of stealing four large water jugs from the Best Western Charlottetown.
Chief Provincial Court Judge John Douglas also placed the accused on probation for 12 months.
As part of his probation he is to pay restitution to both the liquor commission outlet and Best Western Charlottetown.
Archie James Carter, age 61, of Charlottetown, was sentenced to three days in jail after pleading guilty to a charge of impaired driving.
Carter was also fined $1,200 and must pay a $360 victims of crime surcharge.
Police stopped the accused after receiving a tip from the public about a possible impaired driver.
Breathalyzer tests conducted by police revealed a blood alcohol level almost three times the legal limit.
The court was told Carter knows he has a problem with alcohol and that he is taking steps to address that problem.