WEYBURN - Riley Morgan Mills-Miller has been sentenced to three years in prison, stemming from an incident earlier this year.
The sentence was handed down Friday in Weyburn Provincial Court, and will be served in a federal penitentiary.
Mills-Miller was charged after he hired a taxi early on May 15, then forced the driver from the vehicle at knifepoint and stole the vehicle. Police located him travelling westbound on Highway 39. He then fled on foot.
He was taken into custody in Weyburn a couple of hours later.
The driver of the taxi was not physically injured during the incident.
He has pleaded guilty to stealing a motor vehicle with a weapon, threatening to use a weapon in committing an assault, failing to stop while being pursued by police, dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, possession of a weapon for a purpose dangerous to the public, and failing to abide by a probation order. All charges are under the Criminal Code.
The charges will be served concurrently.
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