R. vs. W.S. – Richmond Provincial Court

Charge: Kidnapping; Unlawful Confinement.
Issue: What the appropriate sentence would be in the circumstances. The Crown sought a 2.5 – 3 year Federal Penitentiary sentence.
Result: Mr. Mines negotiated a disposition agreement with Crown Counsel. After hearing Mr. Mines’ submissions on his client’s behalf, the trial judge imposed a 9 month Provincial sentence. No probation.