The repeat offender of driving while intoxicated Sinclair Mason settled its accounts with justice and gone back to prison for five years on Friday at the courthouse in Sherbrooke.
Individuals 21 years pleaded guilty to escape police, driving while impaired, refusal to submit to a breathalyzer test, vehicle theft and driving while disqualified in Windsor on March 5.
Sinclair was on parole for 59 days of a sentence of 42 months for causing the death of his friend Gabriel Tailor in July 2013 on Highway 610.
The attorneys of record, Nathalie Robidoux for the Crown and Stéphanie Côté defense made a joint submission to five years in prison.
“We are in a case of maximum punishment for certain charges. We can be in a more serious situation than this, “said the court Nathalie Robidoux.
In imposing sentence, Judge Conrad Chapdelaine of the Court of Québec Sinclair described the situation of behavior “devastating”.
“Your behavior has no meaning. Your loss of control when consuming alcohol is important. You seem not to realize the seriousness of the acts. You are lucky that this will be completed by a leak of the police. You will need to find resources to solve this problem in detention. You are about to tip your life to 22 years for similar offenses, “said Chapdelaine the judge the accused to whom he also imposed a driving ban of five years.
Driving a stolen vehicle while intoxicated, Sinclair, who was already under a driving ban for five years, was intercepted in Windsor after a police chase in early March .
During the police chase, the drunk driver skidded and ended up in a snow bank where he was arrested.
At the police station, Sinclair Mason refused to submit to a breathalyzer test.
He had been held since those events.
The irresponsibility of Sinclair Mason at the wheel has already killed an innocent victim in 2013. So without a license, without insurance and without having taken a driving course, Mason Sinclair went for a walk at night by car while his blood alcohol level was around 150 mg of alcohol per 100 ml of blood, more than twice the limit allowed by law. On Highway 610, it accelerated to a speed of over 137 km / h before the Saturn deviates from its path for running into a guardrail on the other side of the road, where a trucker n has been able to avoid the impact. The passenger Sinclair, Gabriel Tailor, died instantly.