Guilty assault pleas lead to conditional sentence for former Truro man

Harry Sullivan
Published on June 17, 2014
Truro court news

TRURO - A former Truro man who pled guilty to multiple assaults, including a courthouse deputy sheriff, has been given an 11-month conditional sentence.

Dylan Nicholas Hurst, 20, a resident of the Phoenix Shelter in Halifax, pled guilty in provincial court to assaulting deputy sheriff Dustin Rioux while engaged in his duties, by spitting saliva and blood on him.

Hurst also pled guilty to assaulting and robbing Alex D’Entrement and of forcible entry to D’Entremont’s residence while Hurst was living at 24 Arlington Place in Truro.

A further guilty plea was entered for failing to abide a court-ordered curfew. As part of his conditional sentence, Hurst must adhere to a curfew from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m.