Red-handed burglar given seven years plus one in prison

vlcsnap-2014-07-12-07h05m18s12921 year old Jason Awich will spend the next eight years in prison after pleading guilty to burglary. Mr Awich admitted to breaking into the home of Vincent Vernon on Regent Street West around 2:00 a.m. Friday morning where he attempted to steal a camera and camera equipment. Mr Vernon was up at the time working on his computer when he heard a noise coming from the bathroom area. When he went to investigate he found Jason Awich in the bathroom. He apprehended Mr Awich and called police, later finding the items Awich was trying to steal. Jason Awich told Senior Magistrate Sharon Frazer that he wanted to sell the stolen material to help his grandmother take an operation. The Santa Barbara Street resident will spend an additional year in jail for an unpaid court fine of $1,000.

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