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, …

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 …

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of Cannabis – Possession for the purpose of trafficking – Proceeds of Crime – Police obstruction RESULT: Drug Charges withdrawn LAWYER: Sean Fagan Regina v. X.X. – Jan 2019 Charges: Section 354 of the Criminal Code of Canada – Section 5(2) of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act This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Domestic violence drug stash OFFENCE:  Possession for the purpose of trafficking – Assault RESULT: Charges withdrawn LAWYER: Sean Fagan Regina v. D.W. – Jan 2019 Charges: Section 266 of the Criminal Code of Canada The police were called to a residence in response to a call 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 …