Breach bail awaiting sentence – released and not guilty

Prosecution: Breach of drug bail Result: Not Guilty (Charges dismissed) Regina v. A.S. Lawyer: Sean Fagan Charge: 145(3) of the Criminal Code of Canada A.S. was on release for drug trafficking and had just been convicted for those offences.  Sean Fagan was not his lawyer at trial.   While A.S. was awaiting sentencing, he was arrested for breaching his bail conditions, specifically, …

Calgary Court – failure to appear charges withdrawn

Prosecution: Calgary Court Failure to Appear in Court Result: Criminal Charges withdrawn Regina v. K.D. – January 2019 Lawyer: Sean Fagan Charge: 145(5) of the Criminal Code of Canada K.D. faced a charge of failure to appear in Court.  A ‘failure to appear’ charge is a criminal charge like any other, and a conviction for this offence will most often result …

Breach of Cell phone condition

Prosecution: Breach of bail condition Result: charges stayed Regina v. A.S. Lawyer: Sean Fagan Charge: 145(3) of the Criminal Code of Canada A.S.  was on release for drug trafficking offences and subject to a multitude of conditions, including a condition not to possess a cell phone.  This is a typical condition for people charged with drug trafficking offences because the police and …

Breach of Curfew bail condition

Prosecution: Breach of curfew bail condition Result: Not Guilty (Charges dismissed) Regina v. K.D. Lawyer: Sean Fagan Charge: 145(3) of the Criminal Code of Canada K.D. was on bail for drug trafficking charges, and was subject to a curfew – a common condition for charges of this nature. The Calgary Police Service (“Serious habitual offender program”), or commonly referred to …

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 …

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 …

Back to Back Arrest – Back to Back Bail

OFFENCE: multiple thefts, multiple possession of drugs, possession of a firearm, trespass, mischief RESULT: Released DEFENCE LAWYER: Sean Fagan Regina v. J.W. – April 2018 Charges: Multiple charges contrary to the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and Criminal Code The police allege that J.W trespassed, broke into a closed refinery, and stole numerous raw materials and tools.  In April 2018, the …

Regina v. A.R. October 2017 – Importation of Cocaine

Section 6(1) of the Controlled Drugs and Substances act – Importation of Cocaine A.R., arrived at the Calgary International Airport inbound from the middle east.  As A.R. went through customs, a CBSA agent (Canada Border Services agent) flagged A.R. for a secondary search.  This was probably because the CBSA agent discovered that A.R. was on bail for allegations of possession of …