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Mines Defends Mountie on Assault Charge

Lawyer for Coquitlam Mountie who’s on trial says nobody was hurt in 2006 incident. A Coquitlam Mountie on trial for assault and obstruction was justified when he interfered in an arrest last year, his defence lawyer said yesterday. In his closing arguments, Michael Mines told Judge Maria Giardini that the officer may have been angry […]

Mines client acquitted in Marijuana Cafe Case

Former cafe owner faces 10 yrs POT ADVOCATE CONVICTED ON TRAFFICKING CHARGES – CO-ACCUSED FOUND NOT GUILTY VANCOUVER – The former owner of a well-known east Vancouver cafe that openly sold marijuana until a police raid in September, 2004, was convicted of two marijuana-trafficking charges yesterday. A British Columbia Supreme Court jury found Carol Gwilt […]

Mines Client receives suspended sentence in Beating death

Players in fatal swarming sentenced NORTHSHORE NEWS By Jane Syed One young man was placed under house arrest and a second man received a suspended sentence Thursday for their part in a violent swarming that ended in the death of 25-year-old Robbie Araji in Waterfront Park in the summer. News Article online access: Suspended sentence […]

Mines client successful in Skytrain Police assault case

Teacher taking SkyTrain cops to civil court VANCOUVER COURIER By Mike Howell-Staff writer A 27-year-old teacher who claims two SkyTrain cops tackled her last fall and hit her in the eye with a flashlight is furious with the justice system after learning the Crown decided not to proceed with charges against the cops. Christy Logeman, […]

Mines client provides early information in Missing Women Case

A chilling 1998 audiotape reveals detailed information about a Port Coquitlam pig farmer charged with murdering six prostitutes who disappeared from the Downtown Eastside. News Article online access: April, 2002 | June 2003 Pickton tape given to police in 1998 ‘He’s quite the strange character, eh, very, very strange’ Suzanne Fournier The Province Thursday, April […]