R. v. Munilla and Santorelli, (1986) 38 Man.R.(2d) 79 (CA)

JudgeHall, Philp and Twaddle, JJ.A.
CourtCourt of Appeal (Manitoba)
Case DateJanuary 15, 1986
JurisdictionManitoba
Citations(1986), 38 Man.R.(2d) 79 (CA)

R. v. Munilla (1986), 38 Man.R.(2d) 79 (CA)

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R. v. Munilla and Santorelli

(Suit Nos. 362/85, 363/85)

Indexed As: R. v. Munilla and Santorelli

Manitoba Court of Appeal

Hall, Philp and Twaddle, JJ.A.

January 15, 1986.

Summary:

Munilla was sentenced to 3.5 years' imprisonment for each of two charges of conspiracy to traffic in cocaine and possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking. The sentences were to be served concurrently. Santorelli was sentenced to 18 months on a charge of possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking. The Crown appealed both sentences.

The Manitoba Court of Appeal allowed the Crown's appeal respecting Munilla, but dismissed the appeal respecting Santorelli.

Criminal Law - Topic 5850

Sentence - Trafficking in a narcotic - The accused was convicted of conspiracy to traffic in cocaine and possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking - The charges arose out of separate and distinct transactions which occurred while the accused was on judicial interim release for another narcotic offence - He was sentenced to 3.5 years on each charge to be served concurrently - The Manitoba Court of Appeal set aside the concurrent sentence of 3.5 years for the possession charge and in its place substituted a consecutive sentence of 1.5 years - See paragraphs 1 to 5.

Criminal Law - Topic 5850

Sentence - Trafficking in a narcotic - The accused was convicted of possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking - The Manitoba Court of Appeal affirmed an 18 month sentence which was on the lower end of the scale for such offences, where the accused did not profit from the transaction - See paragraphs 6, 7.

Cases Noticed:

R. v. Chisholm, [1965] 4 C.C.C. 289, appld. [para. 4].

Counsel:

P.M. Kremer, for the appellant;

J.J. Gindin, for the respondent Munilla;

P.D.M. Smith, for the respondent Santorelli.

This appeal was heard before Hall, Philp and Twaddle, JJ.A., of the Manitoba Court of Appeal. The following decision of the Court of Appeal was delivered by Hall, J.A., on January 15, 1986:

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    • Canada
    • Supreme Court of British Columbia (Canada)
    • January 10, 2014
    ...and occur during the same general incident should normally receive concurrent sentences. See R. v. Munilla and Santorelli (1986), 38 Man.R. (2d) 79 (C.A.) at para. 3, and Ladouceur and Traverse , [2008 MBCA 110] at para. 47. 2) Second, if some or all of the offences are to be served consecu......
  • R. v. Brewer (J.T.), [2014] B.C.T.C. Uned. 1075 (SC)
    • Canada
    • June 13, 2014
    ...and occur during the same general incident should normally receive concurrent sentences. See R. v. Munilla and Santorelli (1986), 38 Man.R. (2d) 79 (C.A.) at para. 3, and Ladouceur and Traverse , [2008 MBCA 110] at para. 47. 2) Second, if some or all of the offences are to be served consecu......
  • R. v. Grant (I.M.), (2009) 236 Man.R.(2d) 54 (CA)
    • Canada
    • Court of Appeal (Manitoba)
    • June 9, 2008
    ...v. Traverse (L.) et al. (2008), 231 Man.R.(2d) 123; 437 W.A.C. 123; 2008 MBCA 110, refd to. [para. 97]. R. v. Munilla and Santorelli (1986), 38 Man.R.(2d) 79 (C.A.), refd to. [para. R. v. Lebras (A.J.) (1996), 110 Man.R.(2d) 69; 118 W.A.C. 69 (C.A.), refd to. [para. 107]. R. v. Seman (R.B.)......
  • R. v. Punko (J.V.), 2010 BCCA 365
    • Canada
    • British Columbia Court of Appeal (British Columbia)
    • August 5, 2010
    ...and occur during the same general incident should normally receive concurrent sentences. See R. v. Munilla and Santorelli (1986), 38 Man.R.(2d) 79 (C.A.) at para. 3, and Ladouceur and Traverse , [2008 MBCA 110] at para. 47. 2) Second, if some or all of the offences are to be served consecut......
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  • R. v. D.L.W., [2014] B.C.T.C. Uned. 43 (SC)
    • Canada
    • Supreme Court of British Columbia (Canada)
    • January 10, 2014
    ...and occur during the same general incident should normally receive concurrent sentences. See R. v. Munilla and Santorelli (1986), 38 Man.R. (2d) 79 (C.A.) at para. 3, and Ladouceur and Traverse , [2008 MBCA 110] at para. 47. 2) Second, if some or all of the offences are to be served consecu......
  • R. v. Brewer (J.T.), [2014] B.C.T.C. Uned. 1075 (SC)
    • Canada
    • June 13, 2014
    ...and occur during the same general incident should normally receive concurrent sentences. See R. v. Munilla and Santorelli (1986), 38 Man.R. (2d) 79 (C.A.) at para. 3, and Ladouceur and Traverse , [2008 MBCA 110] at para. 47. 2) Second, if some or all of the offences are to be served consecu......
  • R. v. Grant (I.M.),
    • Canada
    • Court of Appeal (Manitoba)
    • June 9, 2008
    ...v. Traverse (L.) et al. (2008), 231 Man.R.(2d) 123; 437 W.A.C. 123; 2008 MBCA 110, refd to. [para. 97]. R. v. Munilla and Santorelli (1986), 38 Man.R.(2d) 79 (C.A.), refd to. [para. R. v. Lebras (A.J.) (1996), 110 Man.R.(2d) 69; 118 W.A.C. 69 (C.A.), refd to. [para. 107]. R. v. Seman (R.B.)......
  • R. v. Punko (J.V.), 2010 BCCA 365
    • Canada
    • British Columbia Court of Appeal (British Columbia)
    • August 5, 2010
    ...and occur during the same general incident should normally receive concurrent sentences. See R. v. Munilla and Santorelli (1986), 38 Man.R.(2d) 79 (C.A.) at para. 3, and Ladouceur and Traverse , [2008 MBCA 110] at para. 47. 2) Second, if some or all of the offences are to be served consecut......
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