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P.E.I. man pleads guilty to resisting arrest, possession of stolen credit card


CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. - A 35-year-old Island man was sentenced to 45 days in jail after pleading guilty to resisting arrest and possessing a stolen credit card.

Terrence James Barrett was sentenced to 30 days at the Provincial Correctional Centre for possessing a stolen Canadian Tire credit card on April 28, along with 15 days for resisting arrest to be served consecutively and 30 days to be served concurrently for failing to keep the peace.

He was ordered to pay a $200 victim of crime surcharge on each of the three convictions.

The Crown noted Barrett has addiction issues and a “fairly significant’’ criminal record.

He is currently on a methadone program to help treat his addiction.

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