Sentencing arguments wrapped up today in the case of a man who threatened to kill hundreds of people at last year's Calgary Stampede. [The accused], 29, pleaded guilty in January to uttering death threats, possession of unauthorized firearms and two counts of breaching conditions in relation to an email he sent to the Calgary Fire Department on May 26, 2013.
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“The facts of [The accused]s case didn’t meet the required standard of proof for the purpose of proving a charge of failing to provide the necessities,” defence counsel Greg Dunn explained. Dunn agreed with the man’s mom that his client’s case fell through cracks in the system which would have led to provincial charges if the victim was a child.
[The Accused] took $7,500 from people he duped into thinking he had cancer. On Thursday, a judge ordered him to pay every cent of it back to cancer patients who really need it.
Fatally stabbing a would-be mail thief who was trying to jimmy his postal box with a knife has landed a Calgary man a five-year prison term.