Viewing Publications Tagged "Assault and Threats"

Calgary Stampede threat warrants prison time, says prosecution

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.

Calgary's 'Beltline Rapist' seeks new trial

CALGARY - The lawyer for a man dubbed the Beltline Rapist argued Wednesday his conviction should be overturned because illegal trickery was used to obtain key evidence. [The accused]'s DNA was used to link him to the rapes of two young women in the inner-city neighbourhood more than five years ago. Undercover police obtained the DNA by setting up a fake chewing gum taste test at a gas station parking lot in April 2004. 

Lawyer Suggests Torture Story Made Up

Torture claims by a city man were concocted to deflect attention from the fact he had a murder victim in his trunk a defence lawyer charged yesterday. Greg Dunn, whose client faces five charges including aggravated assault, suggested [The Victim]’ story was designed to deflect police attention.

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