News

Alleged cat burglar sentenced on earlier charges

A man recently charged with a series of cat burglaries in Abbotsford has been sentenced for previous offences.

Clayton Brian Kopeck, 18, received an additional one day in prison, on top of the nine days he had already served, as well as one year's probation for two counts of theft under $5,000 (on June 6 and 25)  and breach of his probation.

He was sentenced July 20 in Abbotsford provincial court.

Kopeck remains in prison while he awaits court proceedings on three counts of break and enter on July 3, 4 and 5.

It is alleged that, on those days, Kopeck entered homes through sliding glass doors while the occupants were sleeping and stole jewelry, cash and electronics. His next court appearance on those charges is July 27.

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Hunters protest shift favouring non-residents
 
B.C.-only wines to come to some grocery stores
 
Virk shuffled to new job after Kwantlen flap
Crews called to crash on Sumas Way
 
Abbotsford man declared not criminally responsible for standoff
 
Australian woman arrested in deaths of 8 children
Surrey murder victim identifed as Jaylen Sandhu, 17
 
Province okays transit tax referendum question, with some tweaks
 
RCMP seeks public help in solving arson

Community Events, December 2014

Add an Event


Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Dec 19 edition online now. Browse the archives.