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R. vs. R.R. – Richmond Provincial Court

Charges: Theft Under $5000 (shoplifting).

Issue: Whether it was in the public interest to proceed with the prosecution.

Result: Mr. Mines was able to provide Crown counsel with information that led Crown to resolve this matter with a Caution Letter. No charges were approved. No criminal record.

R. vs. B.L. – Vancouver Provincial Court

Charge: Theft Under $5000 (shoplifting).

Issue: Whether our client, who had an extensive record for theft offences, would be sentenced to jail.

Result: After hearing Mr. Mines’ submissions on our client’s behalf, the Court declined to impose jail, and instead sentenced our client to a fine and six months probation.