Recent Cases

Click on the links below to review a sampling of recent cases done by Mr. Shapray:

Drug Charges

R. v. K.C. [2017]
Client faced charges of possession of Marijuana in relation to an incident where he was the passenger of a parked car that became the subject of a public complaint of suspicious activity. Police arrested the driver and the passenger. In the time leading up to the trial, Mr. Shapray made written submissions to the federal prosecutor which convinced him that they could not prove the case against his client (the passenger) and the charges were DROPPED prior to trial.

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Impaired Driving Charges

R. v. B.V. [2017]
Client received an Immediate Roadside Prohibition (IRP) after being stopped by the police and charged with failing his roadside tests. An Oral Hearing was scheduled by Mr. Shapray who argued that there were issues with the police documents and the evidence concerning the second test – DRIVING PROHIBITION REVOKED – CAR RELEASED FROM IMPOUND LOT.

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Assault and Threats

R. v. K.K. [2017]
Client charged with Domestic Assault involving his wife. Client initially prohibited from contact or living with wife and kids. Client completed counselling and bail conditions eventually varied to allow contact and communication. Case resolved with client entering into Peace Bond and reconciling with his family – NO CRIMINAL RECORD.

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Sexual Offences

R. v. M.O. [2017]
Client charged with sexual offences over the internet after being caught up in a Creep Catchers sting. Issues with the police investigation and the nature of the Creep Catchers involvement were raised with Crown Counsel during the initial stages of the case and the charges were dropped with client entering into a Peace Bond – NO CRIMINAL RECORD.

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Weapons Offences

R. v. D.A. [2017]
Client charged with weapons offences in relation to incident involving neighbors in a house. Case resolved with plea to lesser offence of Mischief and client received a Conditional Discharge – NO CRIMINAL RECORD.

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Theft and Fraud Charges

R. v. L.O. [2017]
Client charged with fraud and possession of fake identification documents in relation to incident at a bank where he attempted to open a bank account using a fake name. Mr. Shapray made submissions to the prosecutor during the early stages of the proceedings regarding the lack of evidence to support the fraud charge which resulted in a resolution of the case focused on the false identification documents. Sentencing submissions resulted in client receiving a CONDITIONAL DISCHARGE – NO CRIMINAL RECORD.

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Driving Charges and Prohibition Letters

R. v. N.G. [2017]
Client charged with Drive While Prohibited was facing mandatory minimum jail sentence and one year driving prohibition due to previous conviction for the same offence. As a result of a strategic plan put into place by Mr. Shapray, client was able to obtain a license and demonstrate life changes and a re-focused emphasis on good driving. Case ultimately resolved with a plea to 2 lesser charges under the Motor Vehicle Act for a fine only – NO JAIL and NO DRIVING PROHIBITION.

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90-Day Driving Prohibition Results

R. v. M.Z. [2016]
Client facing an Immediate Roadside Prohibition (IRP) as a result of a police check in his own driveway. IRP challenged with written review and included lengthy affidavit evidence from client challenging the facts alleged by the police officer. Adjudicator found insufficient evidence to support IRP and driving prohibition revoked – LICENSE BACK TO CLIENT AND VEHICLE RELEASED FROM IMPOUND LOT.

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Appeals and Bail Hearings Results

R. v. J.P. [2017]
Client in-custody and facing multiple charges of PPT for drugs and possession of firearms facing a reverse onus situation on bail hearing. Client also suffering from addiction issues which led to Mr. Shapray arranging for recovery house and comprehensive release plan – client RELEASED from jail pending trial.

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