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R. vs. D.M. – Vancouver Provincial Court

Charges: Impaired Driving; Driving Over .08.

Issue: Whether it was in the public interest for Crown counsel to proceed with the criminal charges.

Result: Mr. Johnson was able to persuade Crown to allow our client to resolve this matter by pleading guilty to a lesser offence under the Motor Vehicle Act. Our client received a driving prohibition and fine. No criminal record.

R. vs. J.D. – Vancouver Provincial Court

Charge: Driving while Prohibited.

Issue: Whether it was in the public interest to proceed with this charge which carries a one year mandatory minimum driving prohibition.

Result: Mr. Johnson was able to persuade Crown counsel to permit our client to resolve this matter by pleading guilty to the lesser offence of driving without a valid licence. Our client was sentenced to a fine. No driving prohibition.