R. v. T.P.
Client charged with Possession of Cocaine for the Purpose of Trafficking and Failing to Comply with Probation. Police saw T.P. riding his bicycle at night time and believed that he was subject to Probation with a condition that he could not be out at that time without certain permission. The police stopped T.P. and investigated him. They subsequently arrested him for breaching his probation and upon arrest, located a quantity of cocaine. I argued that the police violated his Charter rights and had no grounds to stop, detain, question, or search him.
Result: Charter application was successful and all charges dismissed.
R. v. S.C.
Client charged with Assault with Weapon. It was alleged that while at school, client brandished a knife and assaulted a fellow student.
Result: Charge withdrawn after successful meeting with the Crown Attorney
R. v. A.M.
Client charged with Robbery and Possession of Prohibited Weapon. It was alleged that while at school, the client cornered the complainant in the stairwell, brandished a knife, and took the complainant’s property.
Result: Charges withdrawn after discussions with the Crown Attorney.