Jail time for 5 involved in 2015 Baie Verte home invasion

Two adults and three youths will all serve jail time for their roles in a Baie Verte home invasion in 2015.

Victim was assaulted, forcibly confined to his wheelchair, had money stolen

Three adults and two youths have received jail sentences ranging from six months to four-and-a-half years in connection with a home invasion in Baie Verte in 2015. (iStock)

Two adults and three youths will all serve jail time for their roles in a Baie Verte home invasion in 2015. 

RCMP said a man had been forcibly confined to his wheelchair, assaulted and threatened by five people at a home on Nov. 21, 2015. The victim suffered minor injuries, some of his cash was taken, and he was transported to hospital.

The accused were charged with robbery with a firearm, forcible confinement and being disguised with intent to commit an offence.

They were sentenced individually over the last nine months, in both provincial and Supreme Court, with the last sentence handed down on Sept. 19:.

The sentences range from six months to four and a half years:

  • Maxwell Canning, 20, was sentenced to four and a half years in jail.
  • Devin Morey, 19, was sentenced to four years in jail.
  • A male youth was sentenced to nine months in jail and two years' probation.
  • A male youth was sentenced to six months in jail and two years' probation.
  • A female youth was sentenced to six months in jail and one year probation.