R. v. R.B. [Calgary Provincial Court]
The client was charged with two counts of possessing a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking and possessing stolen property over $5000. Tonii Roulston reviewed the file and set the matter for trial, arguing that the client’s protected rights under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms had been violated by the arresting officer. Tonii Roulston entered vigorous negotiations with the Crown Prosecutor and all charges were stayed by the Crown in advance of trial. The client had no convictions and no criminal record.
Possession of a Controlled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking (x2) and Possession of Stolen Property over $5K – Result: Stay of Proceedings