Ontario criminal decisions

Accused’s criminal record was referred to for permissible purpose

Criminal Law - Offences Against the Person and Reputation - Impaired driving/care or control

Accused had several alcoholic drinks and drove boat into tree, harming passengers

Whether it was reasonable to make breathalyzer demand not made at trial and should not be entertained on appeal

Will of accused not overborne by manner of questioning, by ingestion of alcohol prior to interview o

Evidence | Admissions | Admissibility

Specific deterrence was factor in case as accused needed lesson on evils of drinking and driving

Ontario criminal | Criminal Law | Sentencing by offence | Offences against the person and reputation |

Police officer had no duty to make roadside breath demand immediately upon forming reasonable suspicion

Ontario criminal | Motor Vehicles | Offences and penalties | Prosecutions

Concealing his involvement in complainant’s death was not accused’s initial intention

Ontario criminal | Criminal Law | Offences against the administration of law and justice | Offences relating to peace officers