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 prosecution

The police executed a traffic stop on J.K.’s vehicle for driving with a stolen license plate. J.K. was arrested for being in possession of stolen property, and his vehicle was searched. The police discovered a substantial amount of methamphetamines – 120 grams of meth with a purported street value of $12000. J.K. was charged with a multitude of offences including possession for the purpose of trafficking, proceeds of crime, and possession of stolen property.

Sean Fagan was successful at resolving both matter by way of a guilty plea to simple possession and a fine.