Archive for June, 2013

Archive for June, 2013

Convictions overturned due to new HIV rule

On behalf of Neuberger & Partners LLP posted in Sexual Assault on Friday June 28, 2013.

Ontario's Supreme Court recently overturned a number of convictions regarding two men who tested positive for HIV. The men had been convicted of sexual assault, but the Supreme Court overturned these convictions based on a case a year prior and a clarification of rules regarding HIV disclosure by the Supreme Court. One man was convicted in 2009 on two charges of sexual assault when he did not disclose his HIV status....
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Cornwall Task Force arrests 37 in marijuana ring

On behalf of Neuberger & Partners LLP posted in drug charges on Friday June 28, 2013.

Local police agencies banded together to create a Regional Task Force, resulting in the arrest of 37 people throughout Ontario and other portions of Canada. These individuals face a variety of serious drug chargesincluding trafficking marijuana. The RCMP headed up this task force with their organized Crime team, but Cornwall, Akwesasne and Ontario Provincial Police were also involved. It also included CBSA and officers from the Ministry of Finance. The raid...
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Police raid Dixon Road residences

On behalf of Neuberger & Partners LLP posted in Drug Trafficking on Friday June 21, 2013.

Police raided several properties in an anti-gang sweep in Ontario on Toronto's Dixon Road. The pre-dawn raids resulted in the arrest of several individuals who are now facing charges related to trafficking in illegal narcoticsand other charges. In total, 43 people were arrested in one day. Of these 43, 19 were arrested in Toronto and nine were arrested in Windsor. The arrests were made under the anti-gang sweep called Project Traveller....
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Crash leads to DUI charge

On behalf of Neuberger & Partners LLP posted in Drunk Driving on Friday June 21, 2013.

Police responded to a call to downtown Windsor after hearing of an accident in the area. In relation to the call, a woman has been charged with causing an accident because she was allegedly driving under the influence. The accident occurred at approximately 11 p.m. by Bruce Avenue and Elliott Street. According to police, a man of 18 years was heading north on Bruce Avenue in his Charger. Bruce Avenue is...
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Big raid in Belleville

On behalf of Neuberger & Partners LLP posted in drug charges, Drug Trafficking on Friday June 14, 2013.

Seven people are facing charges after a large drug bust in Belleville. The seven defendants, who all reside in Belleville, face drug charges that include the production of a controlled substance, possession of a prohibited weapon, possession for the purpose of trafficking and careless storage of ammunition. Belleville police raided three houses in the east end of Belleville. They seized a variety of weapons, drugs and cash. The raid consisted of 29...
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Man from Edmonton arrested after manhunt

On behalf of Neuberger & Partners LLP posted in violent crimes on Friday June 14, 2013.

Manitoba's Portage la Prairie RCMP arrested a man from the Edmonton area after conducting a manhunt to find him. The man is now facing serious criminal allegations of crimes that he is suspected of committing. Police have stated that they believe that the suspect was heading to Ontario in an attempt to confront his ex-fiancee. The man's former partner was fleeing the abusive relationship and was staying with family members in Ontario,...
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40 pounds of cocaine seized from truck

On behalf of Neuberger & Partners LLP posted in Drug Trafficking on Friday June 07, 2013.

Canada Border Services Agency are reported to have seized approximately 40 pounds of a substance believed to be cocaine from a truck driver. The illegal narcotics were allegedly seized at the Ambassador Bridge. The truck driver from Ontario is now facing drug charges related to the seizure. The search commenced after a tractor-trailer was referred for a secondary inspection. The drugs are said to have been found inside a duffel bag in...
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Toronto man facing sexual assault charges

On behalf of Neuberger & Partners LLP posted in Sexual Assault on Friday June 07, 2013.

The Peterborough-Lakefield police released information pertaining to an alleged sexual assault after a 22-year-old man made a report about an assault that had happened one to two years ago. According to the young man, the sexual assault was committed by a man from Toronto. This man is now facing sexual assault charges. According to the 22-year-old alleged victim, he was assaulted at a Peterborough home. He says that the sexual assault occurred...
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