R. v. Miller (D.L.), (1987) 65 Nfld. & P.E.I.R. 359 (NFTD)

Judge:Soper, J.
Court:Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador, Trial Division
Case Date:February 02, 1987
Jurisdiction:Newfoundland and Labrador
Citations:(1987), 65 Nfld. & P.E.I.R. 359 (NFTD)
 
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R. v. Miller (D.L.) (1987), 65 Nfld. & P.E.I.R. 359 (NFTD);

    199 A.P.R. 359

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Her Majesty the Queen v. David L. Miller

(1987 No. C.B. 1)

Indexed As: R. v. Miller (D.L.)

Newfoundland Supreme Court

Trial Division

Soper, J.

February 2, 1987.

Summary:

The accused pleaded guilty to two charges of forgery, contrary to s. 325(1) of the Criminal Code, when he signed two cheques for a total of $40.00 belonging to another person.

The Newfoundland Supreme Court, Trial Division, suspended the passing of sentence and placed the accused on probation for two years.

Criminal Law - Topic 5876

Sentence - Forgery - A 21 year old student pleaded guilty to two counts of forgery when he signed cheques totalling $40.00 which belonged to another person - The accused sent a letter of apology to the victim and reimbursed him - The Newfoundland Supreme Court, Trial Division, suspended the passing of sentence and placed the accused on two years' probation.

Statutes Noticed:

Criminal Code, R.S.C. 1970, c. C-34, sect. 325(1), sect. 664, sect. 665 [para. 4].

Counsel:

John Brooks, for the Crown;

Nick Avis, for David L. Miller.

This case was heard before Soper, J., of the Newfoundland Supreme Court, Trial Division, who delivered the following oral judgment on February 2, 1987:

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