R. vs. S.A. – Vancouver Provincial Court

Charge: Pointing a Firearm; Assault with a Weapon.
Issue: Whether our client would be sentenced to a mandatory minimum 12 month jail sentence.
Result: Mr. Mines was able to persuade Crown counsel to not proceed by way of the mandatory minimum and, after making submissions to the Court, the trial judge sentenced our client to a 4 month conditional sentence and 12 months of probation. No jail.