Obstruction of a Police Officer and Driving while DQ’d

Prosecution: Driving while Disqualified and Obstruction of a Police Officer Result: Criminal Charges withdrawn Regina v. C.R. – March 2019 Lawyer: Sean Fagan Charge: 259(4) and 129(a) of the Criminal Code of Canada An RCMP officer was on patrol late one evening conducting traffic enforcement on Highway 1 near the Sunshine exit in Banff National Park, Alberta. The officer clocked …

Possession of stole high end bicycle

PROSECUTION: Possession of stolen property over $5000.00 RESULT: Charge Withdrawn Regina v. R.D. – January 2019 Charge: Section 354 of the Criminal Code LAWYER: Sean Fagan K.D. faced a charge of possession of stolen property over $5000 for allegedly being found in possession of a high-end bicycle.  The police were on patrol downtown Edmonton when they observed a person believed to be …

Pipeline/Convoy Stop in the Mountains

PROSECUTION: Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking and Production of a Controlled Substance RESULT: Resolved by way of simple possession with a Fine LAWYER: Sean Fagan Regina v. R.D. – November 2018 Charge: Section 5(2) of the CDSA  The roving traffic unit is a group of highly trained RCMP officers who use their authority under the Traffic Safety Act to investigate drug offences.  …

Traffic stop leads to prosecution for breach of bail conditions

PROSECUTION: Breach of bail condition RESULT: Charges Stayed LAWYER: Sean Fagan Regina v. A.S. – December 2018 Charge: Section 145(3) of the Criminal Code of Canada A.S. was on bail awaiting trial for charges relating to drug trafficking, breach of bail conditions, and multiple other offences. A.S. was a passenger in a vehicle driven by another individual who the police suspected was involved …

Flee from police with a substantial amount of currency

Flee from police with a substantial amount of currency OFFENCE: Proceeds of crime RESULT: Charges Stayed LAWYER: Sean Fagan Regina v. M.N. – September 2018 Charges: Section 354(1)(a) of the Criminal Code of Canada et al M.N was on bail awaiting trial for charges of possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking. M.N was driving through, what the police …

Serious Fort McMurray car collision leads to battery of charges

SUMMARY: Motor vehicle collision in Fort McMurray results in a multitude of criminal charges OFFENCES: Impaired driving causing bodily harm, Failure to remain at the scene of an accident, Refusal to provide a breath sample, Dangerous driving causing bodily harm RESULT: All criminal charges were withdrawn LAWYER: Sean Fagan REGINA v. T.W. – November 2018 CHARGES: Section 254(5), 252, 249(3), 255(2) …

RCMP interrupts drug circle

SUMMARY: Canmore RCMP patrolling a local park came across friends seated in a circle passing around drugs OFFENCE: Possession of a controlled substance RESULT: Charges Withdrawn LAWYER: Sean Fagan REGINA v. J.P. – July 2018 CHARGES: Section 4(1) of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act J.P, a temporary worker from another country, was working in Banff, Alberta and enjoying the lifestyle that …

Pyramid scheme leads to fraud charges

SUMMARY: an individual who participated in a pyramid scheme was charged with fraud OFFENCE: Proceeds of crime RESULT: Charges Withdrawn LAWYER: Sean Fagan REGINA v. X.X. – September 2018 CHARGES: Section 380(1)(b) of the Criminal Code of Canada X.X. was involved in a business venture that can best be characterized as a pyramid scheme. The idea behind the venture was the usual: “the …

Alleged online dating fraud stayed under Jordan

Alleged online dating fraud stayed under Jordan OFFENCE: Fraud/Theft RESULT: Charges Stayed LAWYER: Sean Fagan Regina v. X.X. – September 2018 Charges: Section 380(1)(a) of the Criminal Code of Canada et al X.X. and a co-accused were alleged to have defrauded a number of individuals in a large-scale theft/fraud scheme that used online dating websites as a mechanism to contact victims.  X.X. …

Computer checks at traffic stop come back to a stolen vehicle

Computer checks at traffic stop come back to a stolen vehicle, following the arrest a prohibited weapon was found OFFENCE: Possession of Stolen Vehicle RESULT: Criminal charges withdrawn LAWYER: Sean Fagan Regina v. S.C. – September 2018 Charges: Section 354(1)(a) of the Criminal Code of Canada  Section 84(1) of the Criminal Code of Canada  Members of the Calgary Police Service were on patrol in …