2. Regina v. W.S.S. [Provincial Court of Alberta, Calgary – January 2014]
WSS charged with impaired driving and refusing to provide samples of her breath into the intoxilyzer. According to the police WSS lost control of her vehicle and ran over a stop sign. The police claimed that WSS smelled strongly of alcohol, had slurred speech, was unsteady on her feet and swayed from side to side. The police stated that WSS was extremely uncooperative. Patrick Fagan entered pleas of not guilty to all charges and a scheduled a trial. Bottom Line: The Crown withdrew the charge of refusal based on the strength of Patrick Fagan’s Charter notice and at the conclusion of trial proceedings a verdict of not guilty was entered on the remaining charge of impaired driving.
Patrick C. Fagan is a highly accomplished lawyer with an impressive career spanning over 35 years in the legal field.