A Sydney Mines man is facing a stiff fine for possession of illegal cigarettes. 44 year old James Darrell Warren was fined almost $42,000 after pleading guilty to possession of 255 cartons of illegal smokes and one count of possession of marijuanna.
A 27 year old man changed his plea in court yesterday on drug trafficking charges. John Mitchell MacEachern, of Big Harbour Road; pleaded guilty to possession of marijuanna and oxycodone for an incident last June. A sentencing hearing will be held March 22nd.
A Sydney man will be back in court in a month to set a trial date after waiving his right to a preliminary hearing on armed robbery and other charges. 22 year old Norman Brandon Allan Fong is facing 22 charges in connection with robberies at a private residence and a convenience store last April. He remains in custody for now.