R. v. N.S. Provincial Court of Alberta (Calgary)
N.S. was charged with operating a motor vehicle while his blood alcohol exceeded .08 and impaired driving of motor vehicle. The police had responded to a car accident that occurred between the vehicle registered to N.S. and a tree. After pursuing an investigation the police charged N.S. with impaired driving. Ms. Urquhart filed a written argument outlining breaches of the N.S.’s rights under s 8, 9 & 10 of the Charter.
Result: Upon review of the Charter notice Crown counsel withdrew N.S.’s charges on the morning of trial.