R. vs. S.B. – Port Coquitlam Provincial Court

Charges: Assault Causing Bodily Harm; Assault Police Officer.

Issue: Given our client’s severe mental health issues, whether he was criminally responsible for the offences.

Result: Mr. Gauthier was able to provide information about our client’s mental health history to Crown counsel and, ultimately, was able to persuade Crown to end the prosecution. Stay of proceedings. No jail. No criminal record.