Mischief

A person commits the offence of mischief when he or she wilfully destroys or damages property, renders property dangerous, useless, inoperative or ineffective or obstructs, interrupts or interferes with the lawful use, enjoyment or operation of property. The acts that constitute the offence of mischief are described under Section 430 of the Criminal Code of Canada. The person charged with mischief must have voluntarily committed the forbidden action or have

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Although charged with dangerous driving and mischief, he receives a discharge

An individual was arrested by the police after breaking a mail box and then driving away recklessly. He was charged with dangerous driving (Section 249 (1)a) and (2)b) of the Criminal Code) and mischief under $ 5,000 (Section 430 (1) a) and (4)b) Criminal Code). He hired a criminal lawyer from our firm, Mr Luc Simard. The client acknowledged the facts, but wished to avoid having a criminal record, given

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