Domestic violence complaint leads to police discovery of significant drug stash

Domestic violence drug stash OFFENCE:  Possession for the purpose of trafficking – Assault RESULT: Charges withdrawn LAWYER: Sean Fagan Regina v. D.W. – Jan 2019 Charges: Section 266 of the Criminal Code of Canada The police were called to a residence in response to a call  for help regarding domestic violence. When the police arrived, the complainant was present, but D.W. was …

Domestic violence charges withdrawn

Domestic violence OFFENCE:  Common Assault RESULT: Charges withdrawn LAWYER: Sean Fagan Regina v. M.F- Jan 2019 Charges: Section 266 of the Criminal Code of Canada The police responded to a residence after receiving a 911 call regarding a domestic violence complaint.  The couple had been drinking and gotten into a verbal argument that the complainant said escalated and ultimately got physical. The …

Drug deal robbery leads to man getting run over and paralyzed

Prosecution: Failure to remain at the scene of an accident causing bodily harm Result: No criminal conviction Regina v. X.X. Dec 2018 Lawyer: Sean Fagan Charge: failure to remain, hit and run. X.X. was charged with a very serious offence of failure to remain at the scene of an accident after a bizarre series of events that led to tragic …

Tinder date ends with sexual assault allegations

Tinder date – Sexual assault allegations – Not guilty OFFENCE: Sexual assault RESULT: Not Guilty LAWYER: Sean Fagan Regina v. X.X. – 2019 Charges: Section 271 of the Criminal Code of Canada  In this day and age, where casual relationships and casual sex are more frequent, and societal judgments on these activities have waned, it is wise for all parties to be …

Hit and Run multiple times

Prosecution: Driving offences Result: Withdrawn Regina v. R.S. – Jan 2019 Lawyer: Sean Fagan Charge: failure to remain, hit and run. R.S. faced a multitude of offences for his alleged driving behaviour.  It was alleged that R.S. side swiped a vehicle on Deerfoot trail, refused to stop his vehicle, and took off from the scene.  He was then alleged to have driven …

Road Rage leads to mischief charges

Prosecution: Criminal Mischief Result: Criminal Charges withdrawn Regina v. X.X. – January 2019 Lawyer: Sean Fagan Charge: 430(1)(a) of the Criminal Code of Canada X.X.. was charged with criminal Mischief as a consequence of a road rage incident in Calgary, AB. X.X.. was travelling down a major throughway in Calgary, when a vehicle changed lanes directly in front of him, nearly …

Musical Chairs at Roadside – 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 …