R. vs. J.O. – Vancouver Provincial Court
Charge: Impaired Driving; Over .08.
Issue: Whether it was in the public interest to proceed with a criminal prosecution in this case which involved an accident.
Result: Based on our client’s medical issues and the rehabilitative steps he had taken, Mr. Mines was able to persuade Crown counsel to proceed on a lesser charge under the Motor Vehicle Act. Our client received a fine and a 15 month driving prohibition but no criminal record.