R. vs. R.P. – Vancouver Provincial Court
Charge: Theft Under $5000; Fraud Under $5000 (from employer).
Issue: Whether a jail sentence was warranted in the circumstances.
Result: Despite having a prior record for a similar offence, our client took rehabilitatve steps which allowed us to persuade Crown counsel to not seek jail. After hearing Mr. Mines’ submissions, the court granted her a six month conditional sentence with no house arrest or curfew.