Jurisdiction: Calgary Provincial Court

Charge(s): CC: s.334(b) – Theft

Allegations: My clients kept a package that was delivered to their residence, but intended for their former tenant. They opened it and stole the contents, including: cash, clothing, food, electronics, photographs and other items.

Result: I negotiated a referral to the Alternative Measures Program for both clients. Upon payment of a small charitable donation, the charge against both of them was withdrawn. No criminal convictions.