Attack on police officer – charges withdrawn

SUMMARY: Alberta Man charged with uttering threats to a police officer, assaulting a police officer, and impaired driving. OFFENCE: Impaired Driving RESULT: Charges withdrawn DEFENCE LAWYER: Sean Fagan Regina v. X.X. – Dec 2020 Charges: Assault police officer, uttering threats, impaired driving A solo member of the RCMP came across a vehicle in the ditch on the side of a …

Grande Prairie impaired driving win

SUMMARY: Man charged with impaired driving and refusal to provide a breath sample in Grande Prairie, Alberta OFFENCE: Impaired Driving RESULT: Not guilty DEFENCE LAWYER: Sean Fagan Regina v. X.X. – Dec 2020 Charges: Impaired Driving and Refusal to provide a breath sample Most police forces assign a group of officers to patrol the streets for impaired drivers in the …

Woman on Man domestic assault

SUMMARY: Woman is charged with assault for punching boyfriend in the face. OFFENCE: Assault RESULT: Charges withdrawn DEFENCE LAWYER: Sean Fagan Regina v. X.X. Charges: Section 266 of the Criminal Code Although it is men who often appear before courts for domestic violence charges, women can and do get charged for these offences as well.  Just like domestic violence as a whole, …

What to do when charged with drug trafficking offences? A case study

SUMMARY: Gang suppression team executes search warrants on multiple locations while investigating dial a dope operation OFFENCE: Possession for the purpose of trafficking cocaine RESULT: Charges stayed DEFENCE LAWYER: Sean Fagan Regina v. X.X. – June 2020 Charges: Section 5(2) of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act  In this case, members of the Calgary Police Service Gang Enforcement Team (GET) initiated a …

Sean Fagan secures stay of proceedings on Fentanyl trafficking charges

SUMMARY: Roadside traffic stop leads to search of vehicle and charges for possession of heroin and fentanyl OFFENCE: Possession for the purpose of trafficking Fentanyl RESULT: Charges stayed DEFENCE LAWYER: Sean Fagan Regina v. X.X. – March 2020 Charges: Section 5(2) of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act  Fentanyl is a very dangerous and illegal substance that has caused significant tragedy on …

Calgary Grocery store theft

SUMMARY: Calgary grocery store theft OFFENCE: Theft under $5000.00 RESULT: Charge withdrawn DEFENCE LAWYER: Sean Fagan Regina v. X.X. – August 2018 Charges: Section 334 of the Criminal Code of Canada – Theft X.X. was charged with theft under $5000.00 contrary to the Criminal Code as a consequence of alleged shift lifting incident at a Calgary large chain grocery store.  As with …

Red Deer sexual assault charges – dismissed

Red Deer sexual assault charges dismissed OFFENCE: Sexual assault RESULT: dismissed LAWYER: Sean Fagan Regina v. X.X. – July 2019 Charges: Section 271 of the Criminal Code of Canada  Sex assault charges dismissed at preliminary inquiry This was a historical sexual assault allegation.  X.X. was charged with sexual assault on an underage girl from an interaction he was alleged to have had …

Calgary Starbucks Road Rage leads to assault charges

Prosecution: Criminal assault Result: Criminal Charges withdrawn Regina v. X.X. – January 2019 Lawyer: Sean Fagan Charge: 266 of the Criminal Code of Canada                    X.X. was charged with assault after a dispute between he and another driver that ultimately climaxed at a Starbucks drive in.  X.X. was alleged to have followed the complainant for some distance across the city, ultimately …

Alberta mandatory alcohol screening demand- failure to comply – charges withdrawn

Prosecution: failure to comply with Alberta mandatory alcohol screening Result: Withdrawn Regina v. x.x. – July 2019 Lawyer: Sean Fagan Charge: 320.15 of the Criminal Code of Canada In this case, the police arrived on scene to a vehicle that was high centred on a snow bank, with X.X. in the driver’s seat.  Another vehicle was attempting to pull the vehicle …

Calgary Fentanyl seizure – multi kilo drug operation – not guilty

Prosecution: Calgary fentanyl seizure – multi kilo drug operation – not guilty PROSECUTION: Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking RESULT: NOT GUILTY LAWYER: Sean Fagan Regina v. X.X. – July 2019 Charge: Section 5(2) of the CDSA  X.X. was charged with possession for the purpose of trafficking in a multitude of very serious drugs including heroin, cocaine, fentanyl, MDMA and GHB.   The …