Cannabis Cultivation – Cruising with Cannabis

Roadside stop leads to cultivation of cannabis charges and more OFFENCE: Cultivation of Cannabis – Possession for the purpose of trafficking – Proceeds of Crime – Police obstruction RESULT: Drug Charges withdrawn LAWYER: Sean Fagan Regina v. X.X. – Jan 2019 Charges: Section 354 of the Criminal Code of Canada – Section 5(2) of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act This is yet another …

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 …

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Domestic violence drug stash OFFENCE:  Possession for the purpose of trafficking – Assault RESULT: Charges withdrawn LAWYER: Sean Fagan Regina v. D.W. – Jan 2019 Charges: Section 266 of the Criminal Code of Canada The police were called to a residence in response to a call 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

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 …

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.  …

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 …