Three co-accused, Skye Sweeting, Skyler Page and Danielle Annable.

17 witnesses expect to be called for one of 3 Stettler co-accused

Sweeting, Page and Annable elect to be tried in Queens Bench by judge alone

A lawyer for just one of three co-accused facing more than 100 charges combined told the court he plans to call 17 witnesses.

Skyler James Page, Danielle L. Annable and Skye Desiree Sweeting were on Stettler provincial court’s court docket again Jan. 10.

All three defendants pleaded not guilty and elected to be tried by Court of Queens Bench judge alone.

READ MORE: Crown withdraws some charges against two of three Stettler co-accused. Sweeting, Annable and Page reappear in court

Sweeting faces 11 charges of possession of stolen property, 19 charges of obtain/possess ID, one count of forgery, 22 counts of intent/gain advantage, 12 counts of fraud under $5,000, one count of possession forged document and one count of fraud over $5,000.

Pages faces 12 charges of possession of stolen property, 15 charges of obtain/possess ID, one charge of forgery and one charge of use forged document.

Annable faces three charges of fraud under $5,000 and five charges of intent/gain advantage.

Jason Snider from Red Deer represents Skye Desiree Sweeting. Lawyer Rodney Clark of Wetaskiwin is representing Annable and Craig Paterson of Ponoka is representing Page.

Judge Gordon Yake said the three lawyers are to work with the Crown, contact the trial coordinator and set a date for a preliminary hearing and a pre-trial conference.

READ MORE: More than 3,000 pages of disclosure in case against three Stettler co-accused. Sweeting, Annable and Page face about 135 criminal charges combined

Another 1,000 pages of disclosure were added last month to the 3,000 pages of disclosure and in August Judge W. A. Skinner said reading all the charges it would put everyone in the courtroom to sleep.

READ MORE: So many charges reading them all would put court to sleep: Judge W. A. Skinner. Crown planning on proceeding by indictable offence against Sweeting, Page and Annable

Crown prosecutor Bruce Ritter suggested the court set aside three days for the preliminary hearing.

The matter will be before Stettler provincial court again on Jan. 24.



lisa.joy@stettlerindependent.com

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter

Comments are closed

Just Posted

Pig Roast and the dance was held June 22nd

Castor Rodeo, which was postponed due to weather, will proceeed on July 11th and 12th

Stettler County continues to work with Paradise Shores developers

The County issued a Stop Order for the site in May

Local woman recalls potentially deadly injury from mowing the lawn

Shannon McTavish underwent extensive surgery after metal piece lodged in her neck

Local archers off to international competition in Nashville

Deacon Barclay, Katlyne Glasier and Taylor Knudtson landed in the top 24 of NASP Canadian archers recently

County of Paintearth adopts employee discipline policy

The new policy outlines a standard procedure for administration to follow

Air Canada reviewing how crew left sleeping passenger on parked plane

In a Facebook post, the woman said she woke up ‘all alone’ on a ‘cold dark’ aircraft

Late night fight in Wetaskiwin results in aggravated assault, assault with a weapon charges

Wetaskiwin RCMP investigate armed robbery and aggravated assault

Top B.C. court upholds ruling that struck down indefinite solitary confinement

Feds had appealed ruling in case brought by B.C. Civil Liberties Association, John Howard Society

Maskwacis featured in documentary series that unearths Indigenous cuisine

Red Chef Revival’s host visits community, elders and Nipisihkopahk School

PHOTOS: Event marks one year since soccer team rescued from Thai cave

Nine players and coach took part in marathon and bike event to help improve conditions at cave

Fighter Jets light up Bucs’ to take AFL first place

38-3 loss puts Central Alberta into second place in the AFL

PHOTOS: Scamp the Tramp wins World’s Ugliest Dog Contest

‘He’s Scamp the Champ, no longer Scamp the Tramp,’ his Californian owner said.

Deals on paid time off for domestic violence ‘beginning of a wave,’ says expert

Philippines was the first country to pay for domestic-violence leave, starting in 2004

Calgary Flames select forward Jakob Pelletier with the No. 26 pick

The 18-year-old winger from Quebec City had spoken with the club earlier in the day and knew they were interested

Most Read