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A man who was arrested with a variety of drugs in his possession was sentenced in Ontario Court recently to another three months in jail on top of the almost 300 days of time he had already served.Luke Earl Spencer Carpenter, 32, was noticed by patrolling officers on Colborne Street North in Simcoe on May 14.The officers charged Carpenter with possession for the purpose of trafficking of cocaine, Adderall, cannabis resin and marijuana.In court, Carpenter pleaded guilty to the cocaine and marijuana charges, plus breaking his probation orders.Justice Robert Gee credited Carpenter with having served 297 days in jail and sent him back for a further 90 days. Gee also ordered that Carpenter submit a sample of his DNA to the national offenders registry and remain on probation for 18 further months.Carpenter must also pay a $1,125 fine for driving while under suspension.Unwanted guest sentenced to time served A woman of no fixed address who made herself at home in a Beach Avenue cottage in Long Point was sentenced to time she had already served.Police were called to the cottage early Sept. 30 when the homeowners arrived to find Alexis Magdaline Macropoulos, 29, sleeping on their sofa.The officers learned Macropoulos had also been involved in a Peel Region incident where a vehicle – with a family dog in it – had been stolen.In Ontario Court, Macropoulos pleaded guilty to unlawful entry, possession of stolen property, breaking bail conditions and assaulting a police officer.Justice Robert Gee gave her credit for already having served 90 days in jail and ordered that she submit her DNA to the national offenders registry.Peace bond issuedA Thorold man who was arrested at the Norfolk County Fairgrounds in the middle of the night last October was released on a year-long peace bond.Kurtis Spitzig, 32, was charged with damaging a vehicle on Oct. 6 when security employees at the fairgrounds saw him at about 3:30 a.m. Police caught him running from the security officers.Justice Ken Lenz withdrew a charge of mischief under $5,000 in favour of the peace bond.Jail time for shoplifterA Norfolk County man who shoplifted from several stores was sentenced in Ontario Court to time served plus another 24 days in jail.Michael Everebeck Wilson, 28, was arrested Oct. 9 at the Real Canadian Super Store after security officers saw him on surveillance footage removing merchandise.When police officers arrested him, they found he had also stolen items from the area Walmart store.He pleaded guilty to two counts of theft under $5,000 and breaking probation orders but charges related to possession of drugs were to be dealt with later.Justice Colette Good gave Wilson credit for already having served 66 days in jail and ordered him to finish out a 90-day sentence by returning to jail for 24 days.

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