R. v. Francoeur, (1988) 102 N.B.R.(2d) 104 (PC)

JudgeDumas, P.C.J.
CourtProvincial Court of New Brunswick (Canada)
Case DateOctober 13, 1988
JurisdictionNew Brunswick
Citations(1988), 102 N.B.R.(2d) 104 (PC)

R. v. Francoeur (1988), 102 N.B.R.(2d) 104 (PC);

    102 R.N.-B.(2e) 104; 256 A.P.R. 104

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[French language version follows English language version]

[La version française vient à la suite de la version anglaise]


Her Majesty The Queen v. René Francoeur

Indexed As: R. v. Francoeur

New Brunswick Provincial Court

Restigouche County

Dumas, P.C.J.

October 13, 1988.


The accused pleaded guilty to assault causing bodily harm.

The New Brunswick Provincial Court sentenced the accused.

Criminal Law - Topic 5883

Sentence - Assault causing bodily harm - The 33 year old accused, a Pentecost, pushed a 67 year old woman, a Jehovah's Witness, in escorting her off his property - He pleaded guilty to assault causing bodily harm - First offence - Offence not planned, impulsive, completely out of character - Accused genuinely remorseful - The New Brunswick Provincial Court suspended sentence for one year and imposed one year's probation with 60 hours of community service work - The court also imposed a five year firearms prohibition order.


Roger Gauvin, for the Crown;

Lawrence MacIvor, for the accused.

This sentencing was heard before Dumas, P.C.J., of the New Brunswick Provincial Court, County of Restigouche, at Dalhousie, N.B., whose decision was delivered on October 13, 1988.

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