Assault With a Weapon

Our client and the complainant had been dating for eight years. On the night in question, the complainant returned to our client’s apartment and found that the door was locked. Our client refused to let her inside. After banging on the door, the complainant was attacked with a stick. Our client was charged with assault […]
April 17, 2016

Careless Storage of Firearms and Possession of Stolen Property

Several decades ago, the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) disposed of spent bazooka tubes at a scrap yard. Our client legally collected firearms and militaria, so he purchased some of the scrap with the intent of refurbishing it for display in his home. A few years later, he posted the scrap for sale in an online […]
March 26, 2016


Our client had been friends with the complainant and an older woman who was like an aunt to the complainant. The two women had a joint prior conviction for theft and the older woman also had convictions and outstanding charges for fraud. One night in late summer, the older woman convinced the complainant to call […]
March 26, 2016

Possession of Drugs and Credit Card Forgery / Fraud

Our client had purchased a small amount of marijuana for personal use and had been given a number of used “pre-paid credit cards” from friends from Northern Canada. On the day in question, our client failed to properly stop at a stop-sign and was pulled over. When the officer observed the bag of marijuana, she […]
March 26, 2016

Possession of Drugs

Our client was on his way to a party with friends when he stopped to purchase marijuana from a friend in a public park area. As he drove away, a police officer who observed the transaction stopped and searched our client’s vehicle, finding marijuana and cocaine. Our client was charged with possession of cocaine and […]
March 26, 2016

Sexual Assault

In 1998, our client and his then-girlfriend attended at his cousin’s home to visit his cousin and his wife. The two couples had previously arranged to “swap” partners. The evening apparently concluded with a big fight. In 2013, our client was charged of having raped his cousin’s wife, while his cousin allegedly held her down. […]
March 26, 2016

Sexual Assault, Assault, Forcible Confinement, Mischief, Break And Enter, Attempted Break And Enter, And Criminal Harassment

Our client met the complainant while working at an airport. He was in his 20s and she was in her 40s. Despite their difference in age and cultures, they began what would prove to be rocky relationship. The complainant had a history of panic attacks, self-inflicted wounds, and depression. The complainant suffered a panic attack […]
March 3, 2016

Aggravated Assault

Our client had known the complainant for years, having been friends to one another on the streets. They would pick bottles for recycling together and spend time together drinking beer and smoking cigarettes. One night, the police were called by a man who showed up at the complainant’s apartment to find him badly injured with […]
March 3, 2016


Our client and his friend were asked to pick up an individual and bring him to a drug dealer’s house. Once they arrived at the drug dealer’s house, the individual got into the car and was given the front passenger seat. After getting on the highway, the drug dealer shot the individual in the back […]
March 3, 2016

Theft (Under $5,000)

Our client was employed at a local pharmacy. Over the course of approximately two years, over $2,000.00 worth of merchandise was stolen from the store. After an investigation was launched and surveillance footage was consulted, they identified our client as the culprit. The prosecution was initially seeking a jail sentence because the offence involved a […]
March 3, 2016