R. vs. L.J.A. – New Westminter Provincial Court

Charges: Assault Causing Bodily Harm, Threatening, Mischief to property, Resist Arrest.

Issue: Whether our client would be sentenced to the 4 month jail sentence Crown was seeking.

Result: On the eve of the trial date, Mr. Mines was able to persuade Crown to only proceed on the assault causing bodily harm charge and, after hearing Mr. Mines’ submissions, the court granted our client a suspended sentence. Crown stayed the remaining charges. No jail.