Notable Cases

R. v. M.B.

Client charged with impaired care and control of a motor vehicle. He was found in the drivers seat with a bottle of liquor and small amounts of cocaine residue. He failed a roadside screening test and was charged. After trial, he was found not guilty after he rebutted the presumption that he was in care and control of the motor vehicle.

R. v. K.M.

Client was alleged to have imported suitcases of cocaine from Jamaica with her friend. Her friend plead guilty and claimed that K.M. made her do it. K.M. gave an inculpatory (incriminating) statement to the police. After arguments that the statement provided to police were coerced, the statement was excluded. The Crown Attorney stayed the charges at the Judge and Jury trial.

R v. B.M.

Client charged with multiple assault police charges, utter threat, assault simpliciter. Client was tasered by police and assaulted by police. It was client’s word against several police officers. After lengthy arguments on Charter breaches for s. 10(b), 8, 9, and s. 7 as well as arguments of police use of Excessive Force, all charges were withdrawn.

R. v. R.A.

Client charged with possession of firearm found in a car. Police stopped him for a traffic violation. They claimed to have smelled burnt marijuana. They proceeded to search client and car and found a firearm in the centre console. After Charter arguments under s. 10(b), 8, and 9, client charges were dismissed.

R. v. T.C.

Client was charged with possession of firearm and assault with a firearm, point firearm, etc. Cross-examination of the complainant, who was one of the ‘johns’ who proceeded to pay for sexual services from another witness testified. The complainant was an older gentleman who was trying to hide why he was at the house. He claimed that client robbed him of the money. After several days of cross-examination, the crown realized there was no reasonable prospect of conviction and withdrew all charges against client.

R. v. S.S.

Client charged with possession of firearm. After several constitutional arguments for breaches of client’s s. 10(a), 10(b), 8, and 9, client’s charges were dismissed.

R. v. T. J.

Client was in his parked car outside an LCBO with his buddy. Peel Police were surveilling him. They stopped him under the guise of a traffic infraction. They detained and arrested him for simple possession of Marijuana based on the smell of it. They dragged him out of the car and brought K9 unit to look for drugs and a firearm. He was charged with  trafficking cocaine, marijuana and heroin. We conducted a lengthy trial. All drugs were excluded pursuant to a breach of his constitutional rights by the Peel Police. Charges dismissed.

R. v. J.W.

Client was charged with a stranger rape (sexual assault). After pretrial motion to exclude the incriminating, inculpatory statement, we proceeded to trial. Complainant lies were shown after cross-examination. Client was acquitted after trial.

R. v. M.M.

Client was charged with assault in jail and assault correctional officers. Part of the assault was caught on surveillance in the jail institution. Client was found not guilty after lengthy and aggressive cross-examination of the crown witnesses and correctional officers.

R. v. M.S.

Youth client charged with robbery. After trial, client found not guilty.

R. v. M.D.

Youth client was charged with assault in school with other co-accused. Several witnesses came forward. After cross examination of the witnesses and complainant, client was acquitted.

R. v. B.M.M.

Client was charged with assaulting police by punching the police officer in the face allegedly. Client was also charged with mischief under in banging the windows of the scout car causing damage. Several police officers were at the scene. One tased and assaulted client. After aggressive cross-examination of the main officers at the scene, there was reasonable doubt and inconsistencies in the officers’ evidence resulting in client being found not guilty.