R. vs. M.S. – Sidney RCMP Investigation
Charges: Theft/Fraud Over (from employer).
Issue: Whether it was in the public interest for police to proceed with criminal charges in this case involving $70,000 in misappropriated funds.
Result: Mr. Mines was able to negotiate a civil settlement with the complainant and then persuaded police that there was no public interest in a criminal prosecution. No jail. No criminal record.