PROSECUTION: Breach of bail condition
RESULT: Charges Stayed
LAWYER: Sean Fagan
Regina v. A.S. – December 2018
Charge: Section 145(3) of the Criminal Code of Canada
A.S. was on bail awaiting trial for charges relating to drug trafficking, breach of bail conditions, and multiple other offences. A.S. was a passenger in a vehicle driven by another individual who the police suspected was involved in criminal activity. Members of the Calgary Police Service executed a traffic stop on the vehicle for an unknown reason.
During the traffic stop, the police requested the identification from all of the occupants of the vehicle.
Through the officers’ conversation with the other occupants of the vehicle, they learned the identity of
Breaching a bail condition is a criminal offence, and if you are found guilty, it will almost certainly be noted on your criminal record. A conviction for this offence will create difficulty for future bail applications because breach charges demonstrate that an offender has failed to abide by a Court order.