July 13th, 2018
2 Year CSO Upheld For Breach Of Trust By Police Officer – R v Harrison, 2018 Alberta Court Of Appeal
Crown appeal of a 2-year conditional sentence order after accused pleaded guilty to breach of trust by a public officer under s 122 CC. Accused was an RCMP officer who had improperly accessed confidential police databases. Held: Appeal dismissed. “The appellant says there is a sentencing principle that for breach of public trust by a … Read More.
July 16th, 2015
Crown appeal from 12 month CSO followed by probation for a $9,4347.22 theft from employer. Minimal CSO conditions imposed. $7,000.00 repaid. Accused was in an abusive relationship and is the primary parent of an 11 year old. Held: Appeal allowed. Curfew condition added to the CSO. “We agree with the Crown’s submission that the sentence … Read More.
March 17th, 2015
Accused plead guilty to sexual assault. Complainant was accused’s adopted daughter. Incidents occurred between 2001 and 2006 when the complainant (who was developmentally delayed) was aged 14-19. The accused touched the complainant’s breast and vaginal area (“some attempts at digital penetration which were probably unsuccessful”). Accused confessed and engaged in treatment. Held: CSO imposed. Accused … Read More.