A Huntsville man found himself back in front of a judge after damaging property.
Appearing recently in Bracebridge court, James Rye, 56, pled guilty to mischief stemming from an incident that occurred on Nov. 7. 2022
On that day police received a call about property damage to the lobby of an apartment building in Huntsville. Recorded footage showed Rye ripping a security camera out of the wall. The drywall was damaged and the camera was taken and not recovered.
Court heard Rye has an extensive record filled with property offences and he’s served significant jail sentences in the past.
Crown Willow Petersen requested 45 days in jail, 12 months probation and restitution for the damages.
Justice Cecile Applegate said it appeared Rye was making some progress towards reformation. She opted to impose a suspended sentence, 18 months probation and $966 in restitution.
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