Breach of Public Trust (Sentencing Cases)

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Case Name Sentence Summary
R v Spindor,
2016 BCPC 396 (CanLII)
discharge The offender was a peace officer who stole a small amount of money from his employer.
R v Fillier,
2016 CanLII 30471 (NL PC)
120 day (theft over)
90 days (trust)
The offender was convicted of theft over $5,000 and breach of public trust. She was an administrator of the provincial court of Happy Valley-Goose Bay. She stole $37,240.97 of money that was paid as fines. The judge also ordered restitution and 1 year probation.
R v Rudge,
2014 ONSC 241 (CanLII)
4 years Police officer leaks confidential police documents to local chapter of the hells angels
R v Taylor,
2012 SKQB 292 (CanLII)
12 months (trust) guard smuggling drugs into jail
R v Cook,
2010 ONSC 5016 (CanLII), see also 2010 ONSC 4534
4 years (trust) police officer took drug evidence for resale
R v Anderson,
2009 CarswellNfld 240 (NLTD)
15 months (forgery)
9 months (trust)
The offender plead guilty to forgery and breach of public trust. He has a Member of the House of Assembly and stole approximately $60,000.
R v Ryan,
2004 NSSC 173 (CanLII) aff'd 2004 NSCA 115 (CanLII)
trust (4 years) police officer dealing in marijuana
R v Hewitt, 2004 CarswellNfld 92 (NLTD) 9 months CSO (global) The offender pleaded guilty to theft, forgery and breach of public trust. She was a town clerk and stole around $30,000.
R v Lawson,
2001 CarswellOnt 1428, [2001] O.J. No. 1562
16 month CSO (global) Offender was a police officer who assisted in transporting prisoners. Used position to touch 19 year old female prisoner who gave him oral sex in exchange for cigarettes, differential treatment, and assistance in escaping.

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