R. v. M.B. [Stettler Provincial Court]
Possession for Purpose of Trafficking and Production of a Controlled Substance – Result: Plea to Simple Possession of a Controlled Substance
The client was charged with serious drug charges of possession for purpose of trafficking and production of a controlled substance. The client was facing a three-year starting point jail sentence and a criminal record. Tonii Roulston successfully argued numerous applications to protect the client’s right to a fair trial. Tonii Roulston then entered vigorous negotiations with the Crown Prosecutor. Tonii Roulston secured a reduced plea to s. 4(1) of the CDSA for her client and the client avoided a lengthy penitentiary sentence.