R. vs. A.O. – Vancouver Provincial Court
Charge: Possession of a loaded restricted firearm.
Issue: Whether the Crown could prove that our client did anything more than briefly touch the gun while he a passenger in a vehicle.
Result: Mr. Mines was able to persuade the trial judge that our client’s actions were minimal and that his youthful age and lack of record allowed him to be granted a conditional discharge. No conviction. No jail.