R. vs. C.S. – Richmond Provincial Court
Charge: Assault Causing Bodily Harm; Unlawful Confinement; Extortion; Robbery (all reduced to Common Assault).
Issue: Whether it was in the public interest to proceed with the charges as laid and whether it was necessary for the court to enter a conviction.
Result: Based on the rehabilitative steps taken by our client, Mr. Mines was able to persuade Crown counsel to proceed on the lesser offence of simple assault. After hearing Mr. Mines’ submissions, the judge granted our client a conditional discharge. No criminal conviction.