R. v. B.J., [2019]

Capacity to Consent, Case Results, Conditional Discharge, Consent, Honest Belief in Consent, Sexual Assault No Comments

Client is charged with sexual assault for allegedly digitally penetrating complainant and biting complainant’s nipple while she was passed out after drinking heavily. Client also wakes up next to complainant, groping her in the morning, which shocks complainant. Client tries to kiss complainant, who tells him to stop, and he does. Client is confronted about … Read More

R. v. S.N., [2019]

Assault, Bail Hearing, Breach of Bail, Breach of Recognizance, Breach of Undertaking, Case Results, Domestic Assault No Comments

Client is charged with assault relating to domestic incident for allegedly striking complainant in face and briefly choking her afterwards. Client immediately breaches bail conditions not to contact complainant or to go near complainant. Ongoing bail breaching continues for over three months after initial allegation. Client arrested and charged  with two counts of breaching bail, … Read More

R. v. F.T., [2019]

11(b) application, Breach of Trust, Case Results, Charter of Rights and Freedoms, Fraud and Theft Over $5,000, Fraud Over $5,000, Stay of Proceedings, Theft Over $5,000, Unreasonable Delay No Comments

Client is charged with fraud and theft over $5,000 for allegedly stealing about $18,000 from employer in client’s position as store manager. Client’s arrest had been made two years after warrant issued, which client did not know about. Matter is set for application for charges to be dropped because client was not tried within a … Read More

R. v. J.J., [2019]

Acquittal, Case Results, Charter of Rights and Freedoms, Controlled Substance, Not Guilty Verdict, Possession, Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking, Possession of a Controlled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking, PPT, Trafficking No Comments

Client is charged with three counts of possession of a schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking (i.e. “PPT”). Client was stopped by police allegedly in the middle of a transaction with a customer. Police noticed a small bag of suspected cocaine in the rear foot well of the car, leading to the arrest … Read More

R. v. S.J., [2018]

Assault, Case Results, Collateral Consequences, Domestic Assault, Stay of Proceedings, Theft, Theft Under $5,000 No Comments

Client is charged with assault and theft under $5,000 relating to an incident that occurred after a night of drinking at a nightclub. Complainant alleges that client punched her in the face twice and stole her belongings. Contextual factors, collateral consequences, and mitigating factors are uncovered. Serious issues with complainant evidence are highlighted. Client follows … Read More