Regina v. J.K. [Provincial Court of Alberta, Calgary – July 2016]

J.K. was facing two separate drug trafficking prosecutions. • First prosecution The police executed a traffic stop on J.K’s vehicle for driving with a license plate registered to a prohibited driver. J.K. was arrested for outstanding warrants, and the vehicle was searched. 26.8 grams of crack cocaine and 4.4 grams of powdered cocaine were discovered in the vehicle. • Second …

Regina v. A.P. [Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta, Calgary – May 2016]

A.P. was convicted of dangerous driving for a pattern of adverse driving behaviour between downtown Calgary, and Deerfoot trail south. Sean Fagan was not counsel at trial. A.P. was sentenced to a conditional discharge – a period of probation which, if complied with, would lead to no criminal conviction being entered on A.P’s record. A conditional discharge is typically not …

Regina v. Z.W. [Provincial Court of Alberta, Drumheller – July 2015]

Z.W. was charged with impaired driving and driving over .08. An off-duty police officer observed a vehicle driven by Z.W. doing “donuts” in a busy parking lot. Police detained Z.W. and observed empty beer cans scattered throughout the vehicle; Z.W. admitted he had been drinking alcohol. The police determined that Z.W.’s alcohol was in excess of the legal limit. Sean …