Archive for March, 2018

Archive for March, 2018

Ontario homicide investigation leads to 2 arrests

On behalf of Neuberger & Partners LLP posted in Criminal Defence on Saturday March 31, 2018.

Two men are in custody and authorities are looking for a third in connection with a high-profile murder case.  The men -- 19 and 22 years of age -- have been charged with the homicide of a 26-year-old Ontario man while he was approaching his parked car. Police are searching for the man who they say drove the get-away vehicle. The two men were recently arrested after cops searched five residences pursuant to...
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Violent crimes: 2 arrested in armed home invasion in Ontario

On behalf of Neuberger & Partners LLP posted in Criminal Defence on Monday March 26, 2018.

Two men, ages 23 and 30, have been arrested in connection with a recent home invasion in Windsor. Armed invasions such as this one, are considered to be violent crimes in Ontario. The men allegedly used a firearm to force four people into a bedroom where they demanded money and other goods. The authorities claim that both were wearing ski masks and one was carrying a gun. One of the victims supposedly recognized...
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Ontario cop facing sexual assault charge

On behalf of Neuberger & Partners LLP posted in Criminal Defence on Tuesday March 20, 2018.

An inspector with the Peel Regional Police is in hot water. The Ontario police officer is facing a sexual assault charge after being investigated by the provincial Special Investigations Unit (SIU). The former homicide squad investigator supposedly assaulted a female police officer. A well-known Ontario newspaper broke the story despite the fact the SIU had not made the charge public. An SIU spokesperson said it was trying to keep the identity of...
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Violent crimes: Suspect arrested in Oshawa shooting

On behalf of Neuberger & Partners LLP posted in Criminal Defence on Tuesday March 13, 2018.

A 26-year-old man is in police custody in connection with a 2017 shooting incident that left a 22-year-old man seriously injured. The accused, of no fixed address, allegedly shot the man during the day. The victim -- an Ontario resident from Oshawa -- was riding his bike when he was apparently approached by the accused, who demanded the jewellery the victim was wearing. The accused left the scene after allegedly shooting...
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Dealing with accusations of professional misconduct as a teacher

On behalf of Neuberger & Partners LLP posted in Uncategorized on Thursday March 08, 2018.

Professional misconduct among educators in Ontario can take on different forms, and the severity can range from allegations of harm done directly to students to acts that could be detrimental to the profession. Misconduct charges against educators do not always involve actions that occurred on campus, nor do they always involve members of the school or college community. Unfortunately, almost all allegations of misconduct are severe and could have dire...
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Fraud incidents in Ontario becoming more prevalent

On behalf of Neuberger & Partners LLP posted in Criminal Defence on Sunday March 04, 2018.

There is a new law on the books that makes it illegal to sell anything related to utilities by going door to door. The Consumer Protection Act in Ontario was recently amended to clearly state that things like air conditioning, water treatment units, purifiers, duct cleaning, furnaces and the like can't be peddled by knocking on someone's door. Some people have been scammed by fraud associated with these types of sales. The...
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