Regina v. J.S. [Provincial Court of Alberta, December 2015]

J.S. was alleged to have been involved in an altercation with an individual over a parking dispute. This altercation led to J.S. allegedly entering the complainant’s business, destroying property, and assaulting and threatening the complainant. Consequently, J.S. was charged with Robbery, Extortion, and Mischief. Sean Fagan was successful at resolving this matter by way of the complete withdrawal of all …

Regina v. G.H. [Provincial Court of Alberta, Airdrie – July 2015]

G.H. was subject to a bail order for charges related to a marijuana grow operation. G.H. was charged with breach of recognizance for failing to abide by his bail order. On the day of trial, the crown conceded the strength of Sean Fagan’s position and withdrew the charge.

Regina v. Z.W. [Provincial Court of Alberta, Drumheller – July 2015]

Z.W. was charged with impaired driving and driving over .08. An off-duty police officer observed a vehicle driven by Z.W. doing “donuts” in a busy parking lot. Police detained Z.W. and observed empty beer cans scattered throughout the vehicle; Z.W. admitted he had been drinking alcohol. The police determined that Z.W.’s alcohol was in excess of the legal limit. Sean …

Regina v. J. M. [Provincial Court of Alberta, Calgary – June 2015]

Calgary Police Service gang suppression unit arrested J.M. after the police executed a search warrant on a residence. Cocaine, money, and handguns were seized from the residence and J.M. was subsequently charged with possession for the purpose of trafficking, possession of proceeds of crime, and possession of a prohibited weapon. The nature of the weapons charges made release particularly challenging. …

Regina v. M.M. [Provincial Court of Alberta, Calgary – June 2015]

Calgary Police Service attended a house fire in October 2015. The police suspected that the fire was caused by the manufacturing of drugs. A number of children were in the residence but were removed from the house unharmed. The police obtained and ultimately executed a search warrant on the house. The police charged M.M. with a multitude of charges under …

Regina v. E.Z [Provincial Court of Alberta, Red Deer – May 2015]

E.Z. was subject to a bail order for charges related to direct sales of cocaine to undercover police officers. E.Z. was arrested in Sylvan Lake for being in breach of this bail order and providing a false name to a police officer. Early into the trial, Sean Fagan identified a fatal weakness in the Crown’s case, which resulted in a …

Regina v R.B. [Provincial Court of Alberta, Calgary –April 2015]

R.B. was arrested on charges of possession for the purpose of trafficking, manufacturing a controlled substance, possession of proceeds of crime and possession of a prohibited weapon. As R.B. had a previous criminal record for drugs and weapons, his release was particularly challenging. Sean Fagan secured R.B’s release on reasonable terms.