A.M. pulled a fire alarm, knowing there was no emergency. A.M. was charged with Obstruct and Mischief. All charges withdrawn.
After a night of drinking, GS got in an argument with his neighbours. He damaged their property. Originally, GS was offered probation if he plead guilty. GS retained Celine, who was able to get an absolute discharge for her client.
DRC did not have a good relationship with her neighbours, and police were often called against one neighbour or another. DRC was charged with assault with a weapon as a result of one of the incidents with the neighbour. Celine convinced the Crown to withdraw the charges against DRC as long as she entered into a Peace Bond and promised to keep the peace for 1 year.
S.B. keyed her boyfriend’s car when she found him cheating on her. Celine convinced the Crown and the Judge that S.B. should not have a criminal record, and S.B. received a discharge.
D.S. entered a locked office building while he was in custody and charged with a break and enter. Police entered the building and found D.S. hiding behind a desk. Celine convinced the Crown to withdraw the charges.
K.W. was drinking with her boyfriend, and an argument started. Police were called, and K.W. was charged with domestic assault and mischief charges. Celine’s advocated on behalf of her client, and the Crown agreed to withdraw all charges against K.W.
M.S. was charged with domestic assault, and released with conditions not to communicate with his ex-wife. M.S. was later charged with breaching conditions by sending a letter to his ex-wife, forwarding her mail, and removing funds out of her bank accounts. Through extensive preparation of her client for his testimony, and an exhaustive cross-examination of the complainant, Celine revealed doubt that M.S. committed the offences. M.S. was acquitted of domestic assault, mischief and harassment, but received a discharge for the breach of conditions.