Regina v. P.S.R. [Strathmore Provincial Court, August 2012]

Client was charged with impaired driving. Police received information about a potentially suicidal impaired driver. Several police units were dispatched including a helicopter. Police located P.S.R., drew their weapons and after protracted negotiations took P.S.R. into custody. Police noted several open liquor bottles in the vehicle, vomit down P.S.R.’s chest and P.S.R. (unwisely) admitted to drinking. Ms. Fagan secured a verdict of not guilty.

Regina v. T.A.P. [Medicine Hat Provincial Court, September 2012]

Client was charged with two counts of trafficking (cocaine and marijuana); possession for the purpose of trafficking (cocaine); possession of proceeds of crime and three breaches of his bail conditions. T.A.P was released and within weeks was arrested a second time for further breaches. T.A.P. was released again and was then arrested a third time for trafficking in cocaine, possession for the purpose of trafficking (ecstasy) and three further breaches of his bail conditions. Ms. Fagan rejected the Crown’s offer …

Regina v. J.S. [Calgary Provincial Court, August 2012]

Client faced a conspiracy charge along with eleven other charges stemming from his alleged involvement in a sophisticated motor vehicle trafficking ring. This was a complex case involving extensive surveillance and the interception of private communications (i.e. “wiretap”). Ms. Fagan killed the prosecution in its entirety by way of the complete withdrawal of all charges.

Regina v. M.K. [Okotoks Provincial Court, June 2012]

Client was charged with possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking, proceeds of crime and three counts of simple possession of cocaine. Ms. Fagan secured a conditional discharge relating to the charge of simple possession and all other charges were completely withdrawn (i.e. no entry of a criminal record).

Regina v. D.S. [Arrest Processing Unit before a Justice of the Peace, April 2012]

As a result of a nine month investigation by police, D.S. was charged with eight counts of possession for the purpose of trafficking in crack cocaine, crystal meth, ecstasy and marijuana as well as two counts of possession of proceeds of crime. D.S. had an extensive criminal record and allegedly committed these offences while out on bail for other charges. Ms. Fagan was able to secure his release within 8 hours of his arrest.

Regina v. A.M. [Peace River Provincial Court, March 2012]

A.M. was the target of ongoing police surveillance during which the police observed activity consistent with drug trafficking. Police allegedly made several undercover purchases of cocaine from A.M. and thereafter executed a search warrant on his vehicle and home. A.M. was charged with possession for the purpose of trafficking, weapons and possession of proceeds of crime. In the final result this matter was dealt with by way of a finding of guilt to simple possession of a controlled substance and …

Regina v. L.A. [Calgary Provincial Court, February 2012]

Client was charged with possession for the purpose of trafficking, production and possession of proceeds of crime. He was the subject of an extensive inter-provincial undercover investigation that culminated in his arrest. He allegedly had 8 kilograms of cocaine in his possession. Ms. Fagan secured his release within 48 hours of his arrest. Calgary Herald: “Calgary Man faces charges after $400,000 cocaine bust” (Feb 29, 2012) 660 News: “Major Cocaine Seizure” (Feb 29th 2012) CTV.ca: “Police make big Cocaine Bust” …

Regina v. P.K. [Calgary Provincial Court, February 2012]

Client was the subject of an extensive inter-provincial undercover investigation. Police linked this seizure to other seizures made during the same week which prompted them to call it “one of the biggest cocaine seizures in the history of Alberta”. Client was charged with trafficking and possession for the purpose of trafficking. When arrested P.K. was alleged to have been found in possession of 11 kilograms of cocaine and $140,000 in cash. Ms. Fagan secured P.K.’s release within 12 hour of …

Regina v. C.J. [Calgary Provincial Court, February 2012]

“The Tainted Ecstasy Case” – Client charged with two counts of possession for the purpose of trafficking (ecstasy); ten counts of trafficking (ecstasy) and several proceeds of crime and weapons charges. The ecstasy seized was tested and determined to have been cut with the lethal compound “PMMA” that had been linked to ten deaths in the city of Calgary. As a result, this file received extensive coverage in the media and was “front page news”. The Crown vehemently opposed the …

Regina v. N.P. [Calgary Provincial Court, February 2012]

N.P. was charged with assault with a weapon, common assault and possession of a weapon for a purpose dangerous to the public peace as a result of an alleged beating at a C-Train station. The primary issue was identification. Ms. Fagan was able to have all charges completely withdrawn on the first day of trial.