FILTER SUCCESS STORIES
Serious charges were withdrawn and our client received a conditional discharge, which meant that he would have no criminal record.
Mr. G and Ms. G had been in a relationship for approximately 12 years, sharing a residence, though they did not have children together. During the spring of 2022, the complainant reported an alleged assault by Mr. G to the police. She also disclosed an earlier incident from the summer of 2013 where Mr. G had allegedly thrown a hammer at her head.
Mr. S was charged was charged with various offences by his ex-partner. Given the nature and the number of charges—it was a reverse onus situation at the detention review hearing.
Mr. P was charged with six counts, including assault with a weapon and assault causing bodily harm. Ms. J accused Mr. P of choking her.
Our goal here was to have our client released from jail pending his trial by establishing that neither of the grounds for pre-trial detention were met.
CASE STUDY: Domestic Assault, Possession of a Weapon for Dangerous Purpose & Breach – Charges Withdrawn
Although it took time and effort, our client was very happy with the resolution of her charges in this matter.
CASE STUDY: Unauthorized Possession of Firearm, Drive Vehicle with Cannabis Readily Available & Possession of Unmarked Cigarettes
The officer made inquiries on the roadside and was quickly granted authorization under the Tobacco Tax to search the entire vehicle.
CASE STUDY: Assault with a Weapon (Knife) and Possession of a Weapon Dangerous to Public – Charges Withdrawn
We took advantage of all available avenues and in the end, after multiple meetings with the Crown, we were able to have the charges withdrawn.
At the time of being charged, our client was an elderly 67 year old gentleman, who had a seasonal property in the rural Peterborough area. Mr. L and his wife came to see me regarding the upsetting situation they found themselves in with the Peterborough Ontario Provincial Police.