A complaint for obstruction made against a student was withdrawn

After a long evening, an ambulance technique student was arrested while on the roof of a building in a serious state of inebriation. A neighbour had called the police to complain about the partying noise she could hear from within her apartment. His partner gave the police officers his true identity. However, the student who had previously launched procedures to be granted a pardon for a car theft charge gave

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A client charged with assault and obstruction of a peace officer is acquitted

A client of criminal lawyer Xavier Cormier was charged with assault against his girlfriend and with obstruction of a peace officer (Section 266 b) Criminal Code of Canada and Section 129 a) e) Criminal Code). Therefore it was partly a conjugal violence-related charge.Some meetings were held between the plaintiff, a social worker and the prosecutor. The charges were finally dropped by the prosecutor and the client was acquitted.Not all clients

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A soldier charged with threats, mischief and wilful obstruction avoided getting a criminal record

After the Montreal police entered the residence of a soldier who was a member of the Canadian Armed Forces, the latter faced five charges, including threats to destroy property (Section 264.1 (1) b) (3) b) Criminal Code), death threats, wilful obstruction of a peace officer (Section 129 Criminal Code) and mischief (Section 430 Criminal Code). He asked one of our criminal lawyers to defend him, in order to save his

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Obstructing a peace officer: Definition, sentence and means of defence

The offence of obstructing a police officer is often laid during a police operation, during which an individual attacks the officers verbally or physically, resists arrest or obstructs their work in any way. For instance, obstruction can mean simply not identifying oneself when legally being required to do so or intervening during  a person’s arrest by a police officer. The definition of obstructing a police officer is provided in Section

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A client charged with obstructing and assaulting a police officer receives an absolute discharge

A client of criminal lawyer Xavier Cormier was charged with assaulting a police officer (Section 270 (1) a) (2) b) Criminal Code of Canada) and obstructing a police officer (Section 129 a) e) Criminal Code). This client might have to travel to the United States for personal and occupational reasons. Mr. Cormier gathered several documents that proved that the client had a real interest in benefiting from a discharge, then

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