Man sentenced to more than five years for two home invasions

One of two men arrested in connection with two violent home invasions in St. John’s last fall has been given a prison term 5 years, 6 months and 40 days, minus 279 days (just over 9 months) for time already served.

Justin Haynes was sentenced in provincial court this afternoon.

The 32-year-old pleaded guilty to a number of charges, including aggravated assault, assault causing bodily harm, robbery and break and enter.


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