The Canadian Press

1999-03-16 | Sask-Berntson-Sentencing

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Senator Eric Berntson was sentenced in Regina on Mar. 16 to jail for one year and ordered to pay over 41-thousand dollars in restitution. The former Saskatchewan deputy premier had been convicted of fraud the previous month. Canadian Press reporter Jay Branch was in the courtroom and said the sentence was particularly tough for Berntson's wife, Joan.

Date: 1999-03-16
Placeline: Regina, SK, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 12 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << Erik Larsen's wife was in the front row of the courtroom she dabbed at her eyes with a Kleenex as the sentence was imposed a one year in jail and a restitution order and Eric Brinson was led out of the courtroom in handcuffs >>

Clip ID: 19990316CPCN001