An Aklavik man who pleaded guilty to arson with disregard for human life Sept. 25 was sentenced to 270 days in jail.

On Jan. 21, in Inuvik Supreme Court, Justice Andrew Mahar sentenced Brandon Cockney to 270 days in prison and put him on two years probation following his sentence.

Court heard that on Sept. 1, Cockney cause serious damage to a white Chevrolet truck owned by another individual by setting it on fire.

Because he had spent five days in custody, he gets eight days credit and has 262 days remaining.

Eric Bowling

Your source for all things happening in the Beaufort Delta. Eric jumped at the chance to write for the Inuvik Drum after cutting his teeth in Alberta. He enjoys long walks, loud music and strong coffee....

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