Archive for September, 2016

Archive for September, 2016

Drinking and driving cause of hit and run in Brampton

On behalf of Neuberger & Partners LLP posted in Drunk Driving on Thursday September 29, 2016.

Even the best of us can sometimes make poor decisions. Unfortunately, when those decisions result in an accident, there can be dire consequences. An east GTA man driving just west of Toronto has been charged with drinking and driving after allegedly causing a serious two-car wreck. His alleged decision to flee the scene may make things even worse for him. On Sept. 19, 2016, two vehicles were involved in an accident in Brampton,...
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New laws for those caught driving under the influence coming soon

On behalf of Neuberger & Partners LLP posted in Drunk Driving on Thursday September 22, 2016.

The laws governing impaired driving in Ontario are about to change. Driving under the influence does not currently carry the same penalty for drug use as it does for alcohol. As of Oct. 2, 2016, the playing field will be more level. Ontario drivers who are caught driving under the influence of alcohol will not only face criminal charges, but they will also have their licences suspended. As the law stands currently,...
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Toronto chess instructor accused of sexual assault

On behalf of Neuberger & Partners LLP posted in Sexual Assault on Tuesday September 20, 2016.

To be a teacher is to be in a position of trust -- trust from parents, children and the educational institute. When that trust is alleged to have been broken, things can become very difficult for the accused in an instant. A Toronto instructor facing charges of sexual assault now finds himself in the middle of a teacher's nightmare. Toronto Police arrested a 55-year old man on Sept. 14, 2016, after a complaint...
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Patient accuses doctor of sexual assault

On behalf of Neuberger & Partners LLP posted in Sexual Assault on Friday September 16, 2016.

Certain professions require a person to deal with others at an atypical level of intimacy. Individuals with such careers may find themselves in potentially compromising situations, situations in which some may perceive a breach of trust has occurred. An Ontario doctor stands accused of sexual assault after a patient felt such a breach took place. Toronto Police were notified on Sept. 6, 2016 of an alleged sexual assault. A 48-year old...
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Driver charged with impaired driving claims to have been sleeping

On behalf of Neuberger & Partners LLP posted in Drunk Driving on Wednesday September 14, 2016.

When it comes to the law, things are seldom black and white. No matter how plain a matter may seem to be, sometimes there's an unlikely explanation that comes to light during a case.  For one man a late night in Toronto led to a tragic incidence of impaired driving with a potentially bizarre twist. On June 20, 2014 a 41-year old Alliston worker was struck by a vehicle and killed as he...
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Alcohol not always cause of impaired driving

On behalf of Neuberger & Partners LLP posted in Drunk Driving on Saturday September 10, 2016.

Impaired driving is not synonymous with drunk driving. Though the majority of impaired driving charges result from the use of alcohol, drugs -- both legal and otherwise -- do account for some instances. Take the following recent example from southwestern Ontario. Drivers in Tecumseh, just east of Windsor, reported an apparent drunk driver during the last week of August 2016. Police responded to the report and intercepted a vehicle near County Road...
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Toronto and Kingston connections in drug trafficking case

On behalf of Neuberger & Partners LLP posted in drug charges on Thursday September 08, 2016.

Sometimes being in the wrong place at the wrong time can have unexpectedly dire consequences. Regardless of an individual's intentions, it may be that the actions of another place him or her in a difficult position. A Toronto man recently accused of drug trafficking found this out firsthand. Kingston Police were following a suspected local drug trafficker on Sept. 1, 2016. The suspect made his way to the VIA Rail station on...
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Three facing drug trafficking charges after seniors’ home raid

On behalf of Neuberger & Partners LLP posted in Drug Trafficking on Friday September 02, 2016.

Sometimes crime happens in the least likely of places. An apartment building for senior citizens in rural Ontario is not where one would expect to find an alleged drug trafficking operation. However, that is exactly what police discovered recently, and three people are now facing a variety of charges. On August 18, 2016, Durham Regional Police officers with a warrant conducted a search of a seniors' residence on Perry Street in Uxbridge,...
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