Man given prison term for property crimes

A Red Deer man who pleaded guilty to property crimes in the city in November received a three-year prison sentence last week.

A Red Deer man who pleaded guilty to property crimes in the city in November received a three-year prison sentence last week.

Kyle Robert Meckler, 28, was sentenced to 1,080 days and was given credit for 55 days pre-trial custody.

Meckler pleaded guilty to dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, break and enter into a structure not a dwelling house and possession of stolen property in Red Deer provincial court on Jan. 15. Other charges were withdrawn.

Meckler originally faced 16 charges following a break-in on Nov. 21 in the 200 block of Duston Street.

He returns to Red Deer provincial court on Jan. 29 to face charges from alleged break-ins in Eckville on the weekend of Nov. 16.

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