Court clears way for drink driving cases

Court clears way for drink driving cases; $20 ticket still outstanding in B.C.

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HUNTINGTON BEACH, B.C. – It’s a good thing for everyone that the Canadian Press has not been 온카지노there to hear what’s going on during the trial of one of the four men charged in the fatal drive-by shooting that left six people in hospital in B.C. A group of journalists, lawyers and others gathered to watch as a judge decided that the driver could appeal for a lesser sentence – a request she was denied by Crown prosecutor Andrew Leiper on Wednesday.

The six had all pleaded not guilty. The driver, 24-year-old Martin Couture-Rouleau, faces first-degree murder, attempted murder, driving without a licence, criminal negligence causing death and possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose. His other two co-accused, 28-year-old Michael Zehaf-Bibeau and 28-year-old Michael Zehaf-Bibeau-Couture-Rouleau, face six more charges in connection with the incident on March 31.

The trial, dubbed “Operation Peace,” was originally scheduled to begin April 21, but court proceedings were rescheduled due to Hurricane Sandy. But Leiper refused to accept the requests by each defendant to be taken back into custody after he was found guilty of the charges last week. He also refused to allow the defence to show that there was a reasonable chance that the Crown’s case would hold up in court.

The prosecut포항안마 포항출장마사지ion had asked for two years probation with community supervision as a condition of the hearing, but Leiper rejected that request. He ordered the six men held for six months to begin serving the sentence without the possibility of parole at their next court date.

Leiper gave no specifics during Le인터넷 카지노iper’s ruling, which was also the sentence set out in a preamble by Leiper written during a court hearing earlier this year. The Crown had initially requested a five-year suspended sentence, which was denied as an amendment to a guilty plea. If Leiper agreed to grant the six additional months to serve before sentencing – a process that could have taken months – he would have likely avoided sentence on the charges of second-degree murder, attempted murder, murder and possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose.

But the judge said he was simply following precedent and noting that the minimum term, if one of the six could be release