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61 year old gets 3 years for heist


A 61 year-old man has been sentenced to three years in prison for robbing a bank in Dawson Creek.

On June 11th, Larry E. Calver approached a teller at the Dawson Creek CIBC, and said “this is a hold-up.”

He relieved the bank of 23 hundred dollars in cash. After after being identified from surveillance photos, he was arrested, with 500 dollars taken in the robbery still in his possession.

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Prince George provincial court judge Darrell O’Byrne said Calver has
a terrible record going back to 1967, as well as a strong cocaine addiction.

And despite the equivalent of 140 days already spent in custody, Judge O’Byrne still decided to give Calver a new three year sentence.

Calver has also been given a lifetime firearms prohibition, and been ordered to to provide authorities a DNA sample for a national data bank.

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