Intimidation of a Justice System Participant (Sentencing Cases)

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Ranges

Case Name Sentence Summary
R v Fensom,
2014 ABQB 238 (CanLII), per Topolniski J
1 year Offender threatened witness with a gun after being charged with aggravated assault.
R v Crazyboy,
2012 ABCA 228 (CanLII), per Martin JA
9 months Offender attempted to pressure the complainant not to testify. No threats of violence were made.
R v Viscomi,
2012 ABCA 135 (CanLII), per curiam
12 months Offender was charged with assaulting his mother. He called complainant and ordered her to withdraw her statement or else he would cut her tongue out.
R v Michel,
2010 NWTTC 9 (CanLII), per Schmaltz J
15 months threatening voicemail messages to crown witness for B&E; alcohol involved; guilty plea
R v Desjarlais,
2009 MBPC 45 (CanLII), per Lismer J
2 years (intimidation)
2 years (assault x 2)
Offender charged with two instances of domestic assault. He told the complainant to "forget everything".
R v Augustine,
2007 NBQB 158 (*no CanLII links)
3 years Complainant was approached with money and a plane ticket and then threatened that someone would get him if he chose to testify in a trial.
R v Munro,
[2000] OJ No 5993 (*no CanLII links)
8 years (global) Offender charged with aggravated assault and obstruction of justice. Offender made death threats against complainant if she testified.
R v Conway,
2005 CanLII 15449 (MB PC), per Preston J
15 months The offender plead guilty to intimidation and breach of probation. He threatened the probation officer and his children. He had a lengthy related record.
R v Thuraisingam,
[1997] OJ No 5424 (Ont. Gen Div.)(*no CanLII links)
2 years (intimidation)
6 months (asssault)
threats against complainant in a relatively minor assault.
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