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Youth Sentenced to Deferred Custody

A 17-year-old male from Swift Current pled guilty to 19 indictable offences in Swift Current Provincial Court on Wednesday. The offences ranged in natured and include two counts involving breaking and entering into residences in Swift Current, five counts of mischief, ten counts of theft under $ 5, 000.00 all the items retrieved were taken from cars in the city. The youth was also charged with causing damage by explosion to a residential dwelling and a breach.

The youth was sentenced to six months deferred custody with conditions to maintain an approved residence by the youth worker, attend school or alternative education or recreational programs, submit hand-written apologies to all of the victims, undergo assessment counseling for addictions and physiological issues and complete 60 hours of community service.

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