Former Coady Institute Employee Receives Conditional Sentence on Theft Charge

A man who pleaded guilty to stealing over $200,000 received a conditional sentence and probation.

During an appearance in Antigonish Provincial Court today, former Coady International Institute

Coady International Institute at St. FX University

employee James Edward Marlow received a conditional sentence of two-years-less-a-day, 12 months of probation, and 223 hours of community service.

Originally, Marlow faced charges of theft over $5,000 and Fraud over $5,000. In July of last year, after pleading guilty to stealing $223,273 from the Coady, the crown withdrew the fraud charge.

Police arrested Marlow on September 27 and placed charges on October 2 in 2018. He was later released from custody on conditions.  Marlow has already paid the restitution.