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Domestic violence drug stash OFFENCE:  Possession for the purpose of trafficking – Assault RESULT: Charges withdrawn LAWYER: Sean Fagan Regina v. D.W. – Jan 2019 Charges: Section 266 of the Criminal Code of Canada The police were called to a residence in response to a call 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Domestic violence charges withdrawn

Domestic violence OFFENCE:  Common Assault RESULT: Charges withdrawn LAWYER: Sean Fagan Regina v. M.F- Jan 2019 Charges: Section 266 of the Criminal Code of Canada The police responded to a residence after receiving a 911 call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. Th …

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 …

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Prosecution: Criminal Mischief Result: Criminal Charges withdrawn Regina v. X.X. – January 2019 Lawyer: Sean Fagan Charge: 430(1)(a) of the Criminal Code of Canada X.X..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 …

Alleged home invasion interrupted by Calgary Police Service

Alleged home invasion interrupted by Calgary Police Service OFFENCE: Break and Enter RESULT: NOT GUILTY LAWYER: Sean Fagan Regina v. H.T. – September 2018 Charges: Section 348 of the Criminal Code of Canada  H.T. was charged in relation to an alleged home invasion in Calgary’s northeast neighbourhood of Taradale.  The police received a 911 call from a frantic 18-year-old woman who reported …

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 …

Bike lanes could have avoided confrontation and criminal charges

Bike lanes could have avoided confrontation and criminal charges OFFENCE: Mischief over $5000.00 RESULT: charge stayed LAWYER: Sean Fagan Regina v. S.L. – July 2018 Charges: Sections  430(3) of the Criminal Code of Canada On a hot summer day, S.L. was driving home on a back highway at the foot of the rocky mountains, when he came up behind a cyclist, who …

Accident not Assault causing bodily harm

OFFENCE: Assault causing bodily harm RESULT: Not guilty DEFENCE LAWYER: Sean Fagan Regina v. D.R. – May 2018 Charges: Sections  267(b) Criminal Code of Canada – Assault with Weapon R.D. and his girlfriend were cleaning the house, having some drinks, and enjoying the first good day of weather that they had in a long time.  A few drinks became a few too many, …

911 Call – Guns

OFFENCE: Gun and Weapons offences RESULT: All Charges Withdrawn DEFENCE LAWYER: Sean Fagan Regina v. J.B. – March 2018 Charges: Sections  91(1) and 86(1) of the Criminal Code of Canada Police respond to 911 call and Seize Multiple Firearms The police responded to a 911 hang-up at a residence just outside of Calgary, AB.  When the police arrived, they discovered ammunition scattered …

Regina v. S.P. [ Sept 2017] – Assault

Section 266 of the Criminal Code of Canada – Assault S.P. was involved in a dispute with a co-owner of a business they operated together. There was significant disagreement over the distribution of assets in the business, which they both agreed should be dissolved. The disagreement turned to physical violence when S.P. attempted to remove property from the business, which …