R. v. Cyr (G.), 2015 NBQB 30

Judge:LaVigne, J.
Court:Court of Queen's Bench of New Brunswick
Case Date:January 09, 2015
Jurisdiction:New Brunswick
Citations:2015 NBQB 30;(2015), 431 N.B.R.(2d) 286 (TD)
 
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R. v. Cyr (G.) (2015), 431 N.B.R.(2d) 286 (TD);

    431 R.N.-B.(2e) 286; 1124 A.P.R. 286

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Temp. Cite: [2015] N.B.R.(2d) TBEd. FE.011

Renvoi temp.: [2015] N.B.R.(2d) TBEd. FE.011

Sa Majesté la Reine v. Gaetan Cyr

(E/CR/4/2014; 2015 NBBR 30; 2015 NBQB 30)

Indexed As: R. v. Cyr (G.)

Répertorié: R. v. Cyr (G.)

New Brunswick Court of Queen's Bench

Trial Division

Judicial District of Edmundston

LaVigne, J.

January 16, 2015.

Summary:

Résumé:

The accused pled guilty to illegal production of marijuana contrary to s. 7(1) of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.

The New Brunswick Court of Queen's Bench, Trial Division, sentenced the accused to seven months' imprisonment, followed by 15 months' probation and other ancillary orders.

Criminal Law - Topic 5878

Sentence - Possession, cultivation or production of a narcotic or a controlled drug or substance - The accused pled guilty to illegal production of marijuana contrary to s. 7(1) of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act - The accused produced the marijuana for personal use to treat back pain he suffered following a work place accident in 1996 - He claimed traditional medication did nothing to ease his pain - 53 years old - Minor criminal record - Unsophisticated enterprise - No evidence of intention to traffic - The New Brunswick Court of Queen's Bench, Trial Division, sentenced the accused to seven months' imprisonment, followed by 15 months' probation and other ancillary orders.

Droit criminel - Cote 5878

Peine - Possession, culture ou production d'un stupéfiant ou d'une drogue ou substance désignée - [Voir Criminal Law - Topic 5878 ].

Cases Noticed:

R. v. R.K.J. (1998), 207 N.B.R.(2d) 24; 529 A.P.R. 24 (C.A.), refd to. [para. 15].

R. v. Turcotte (R.) (2007), 314 N.B.R.(2d) 51; 812 A.P.R. 51; 2007 NBQB 149, refd to. [para. 23].

R. v. Wilson (J.) (2012), 388 N.B.R.(2d) 314; 1006 A.P.R. 314; 2012 NBQB 172, refd to. [para. 24].

R. v. Martin (T.), [2003] N.B.R.(2d) (Supp.) No. 14; 2003 NBQB 68, refd to. [para. 29].

R. v. Dubé (S.), [2003] N.B.R.(2d) (Supp.) No. 36; 2003 NBQB 258, refd to. [para. 29].

Counsel:

Avocats:

George Cyr, for the Crown;

Maryse Allard, for Gaetan Cyr.

This case was heard on January 9, 2015, by LaVigne, J., of the New Brunswick Court of Queen's Bench, Trial Division, Judicial District of Edmundston, who delivered the following oral judgment on January 16, 2015.

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