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Our client, Mr. M, was a middle-aged man with no criminal record, but he found himself in serious trouble when he was accused of sexual assault by the daughter of his neighbours.
Mr. S was charged after he prevented a police officer from arresting an individual for being intoxicated at a public place. While obstructing the officer, Mr. S grabbed the arm of the police officer and tried to push the police officer.
Our client, Mr. B, was charged with a serious sexual assault. The Crown had tried to prosecute him years earlier, but that prosecution fell apart. With the second attempt at prosecution taking place years later, there was a significant delay in the prosecution of this alleged offence. If convicted, our client would likely be facing several years of jail time.
Mr. H wanted to avoid the criminal charges. We recognized the unfortunate circumstances Mr. H had found himself in and established a clear goal: have Mr. H’s charges reduced to a non-criminal charge.
With an Over 80 charge, our client was able to avoid a criminal record and losing his driver’s licence as a result of cross-examination.
When police arrived on scene, Mr. K was outside of his vehicle asking for police assistance. Officers then detected the odour of alcohol on his breath.
About an hour after dawn on a clear, dry Sunday morning in May, in the heart of Muskoka, police were dispatched to a vehicle roll over. They arrived at the scene to find the vehicle on its roof. The driver Mr. N and his passenger were standing nearby as was a bystander. Mr. N was 20 years old and was in cottage country for a weekend away with a buddy.