December 8th, 2017

6 Month Sentence For Child Pornography Possession – R v B, 2017 Edmonton Provincial Court

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Accused originally charged with possession of child pornography and breach of bail. Admitted on guilty plea to pornography charge and breach charge withdrawn.  As part of resolution Crown agreed to re-elect to summary conviction proceeding from indictment, reducing the mandatory minimum jail sentence available from 1 year to 6 months. Joint submission for minimum available … Read More.

January 5th, 2017

R v JLM, 2016 ABPC 285 per Redman, PCJ:

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Accused pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting his 16 year old step-daughter. Offences included touching the complainant’s breasts (under clothing) and kissing her neck while she was sleeping in her parents’ bed. Approximately 15 similar incidents. Crown proceeded summarily and sought 6 months jail. Defence applied for a CSO. Accused (58 with no record) confessed to … Read More.