Jury issues guilty verdict in theft

Donald Jeffrey Thomas guilty of one count of theft over $5,000 in connection with an fire at the Super Save Gas Station in Enderby in 2012

  • Dec. 4, 2015 6:00 p.m.

A guilty verdict has been returned at the end of a seven-and-a-half day trial in connection with a case involving a fire at an Enderby business.

A 12-member jury found Donald Jeffrey Thomas guilty of one count of theft over $5,000 in Vernon Supreme Court in connection with an incident that resulted in extensive smoke and water damage in a fire at the Super Save Gas Station on Highway 97A on Nov. 19, 2012.

Stay of proceedings were entered on charges of arson and fraud over $5,000 against Thomas, 46.

The fire started in a back room of the gas station, owned by the Splatsin nation, and has since been completely rebuilt.

A date for Thomas’ sentencing will be fixed on Dec. 17.

 

 

Vernon Morning Star

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