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 …

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across friends seated in a circle passing around drugs OFFENCE: Possession of a controlled substance RESULT: Charges Withdrawn LAWYER: Sean Fagan REGINA v. J.P. – July 2018 CHARGES: Section 4(1) of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act J.P, a temporary worker from another country,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 …

Arrested for Assault, Drugs, and Baseball bat

Arrested for Assault, Drugs, and Baseball Bat after HAWC helicopter pursuit OFFENCE: Possession for the purpose of trafficking – Proceeds of Crime – Assault – Possession of a Weapon for a dangerous purpose RESULT: Conditional Discharge LAWYER: Sean Fagan Regina v. X.X. – August 2018 Charges: Section 354 of the Criminal Code of Canada – Section 5(2) of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act …

Bail for Record Drug Bust – $400K cash, 21 kg of crystal meth

A target of a drug investigation granted bail in a record Saskatoon drug bust OFFENCE: Possession for the purpose of trafficking – Proceeds of Crime RESULT: Bail Granted LAWYER: Sean Fagan Regina v. W.D. – June 2018 Charges: Section 354 of the Criminal Code of Canada – Section 5(2) of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act The Saskatoon Police Service seized 4,400 suspected Fentanyl …

Traffic stop in Royal Oak leads to Trafficking charges

An unjustified traffic stop by Calgary Police in Royal Oak leads to trafficking charges OFFENCE: Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking RESULT: Charges stayed DEFENCE LAWYER: Sean Fagan REGINA v. I.S. – June 2018 CHARGES: Sections  5(2) of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act x 2  Two officers of the Calgary Police Service (“CPS”) were on patrol in Royal Oak, a Northwest …

Alleged $3.1 million Cocaine importer hires Calgary defence lawyer Sean Fagan

Alleged Cocaine importer hires Calgary defence lawyer Sean Fagan OFFENCE: Importation of 31 kg of cocaine RESULT: Released DEFENCE LAWYER: Sean Fagan Regina v. B.G. – March 2018 Charges: Section 6(1) Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and Criminal Code The RCMP and Canadian Border Services Agency allege that B.G. imported 31 kilograms of cocaine in a sophisticated hidden compartment in his vehicle through …

Regina v. C.Z. March 2018 – Cannabis Resin Seized Roadside

Pipeline Interdiction officer seizes Cannabis Resin Roadside Sections  5(2) x 2 of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (Cannabis resin) 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.  These officers are quite often experienced, and highly knowledgeable about their powers of arrest, detention, search and …

Regina v. J.B. February 2018 – Crack in a Car

Sections  5(2) x 2 of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (Crack and powder cocaine) Section 145(3) x 2 of the Criminal Code of Canada – Breach of Release conditions Members of the Calgary Police Service (“CPS”) observed J.B. driving down Deerfoot trail in a high end luxury car, and for reasons unknown, decided to run his license plate in the police …

Regina v. G.R. [Provincial Court of Alberta, Calgary – July 2016]

G.R. was charged with possession of marijuana and crack cocaine. Members of the Calgary Police Service attended a residential neighborhood in relation to a “check on welfare” complaint. As. G.R. was driving his vehicle through the neighborhood, the police officer deemed that his vehicle was suspicious and stopped it. Upon engaging G.R. in conversation, the police purportedly observed the scent …

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 …