R. v. V.N. [Provincial Court, Calgary, February, 2015]

Ms. Fagan was retained by V.N. for bail. When he was arrested for V.N. was on already on bail for possession for the purpose of trafficking in cocaine (at the kilogram level), possession of proceeds of crime ($60,000) and a number of weapons offences. The new charges stemmed from the execution of a search warrant in his home in which a significant amount of cocaine and cash was allegedly found. Notwithstanding that the Crown was strongly opposed to V.N.’s release, Ms. Fagan crafted a plan for release and argued that V.N. was releasable. The hearing Judge agreed and V.N. was released on bail.