Friday, December 2, 2022

Judge rules rough sex between girl and three males was consensual

CALGARY - The video-recorded rough sex session between a teenage girl and three males was consensual, a judge ruled Wednesday. Justice Scott Brooker said he didn’t believe the girl’s evidence that she didn’t consent to having sex with the males, two of whom were adults on trial before the Court of Queen’s Bench judge. (Calgary Herald)

Surrey man with 50 convictions gets 5 1/2 years for possession of loaded gun

Curtis Alexander Homeniuk, 39,  was arrested on Jan. 26, 2018 after RCMP were called to his home at 8915 140 Street following a 911 call. When police conducted a “safety” search of the residence, they found a man bleeding heavily and arranged to have him taken to hospital. (Vancouver Sun)

NXIVM leader held woman in bedroom for two years, ex-lieutenant testifies

“Of all the things that I did in this case and all the crimes that I admitted to, this was the worst thing I did," Saltzman said, holding back tears. "What can I say? I kept her in a room for two years and I didn’t go visit her. And when I did, I wasn’t even kind.” (The Daily Beast)
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  • Halifax billionaire represents self in small claims action, loses $2,572

    HALIFAX - Billionaire John Risley, one of Canada's richest people and a leading philanthropist, represented himself in small claims court over a $3,000 claim from a tradesman — and mostly lost. (Halifax Today)

    After 18 years in prison, Hells Angels hitman can begin to apply for parole

    A long legal battle involving a hitman for the Hells Angels came to a close Friday in Nova Scotia Supreme Court when lawyers agreed that Dean Daniel Kelsie can now begin applying for parole. Kelsie shot and killed Sean Simmons in the lobby of an apartment building in north-end Dartmouth, N.S., on Oct. 3, 2000. Kelsie was one of four men who took part in the killing. (CBC)

    Mistrial declared in Jamie Bacon’s murder plot trial

    VANCOUVER - After deliberating for two and a half days, the jurors deciding the fate of Jamie Bacon told B.C. Supreme Court Justice Catherine Wedge Saturday that they were deadlocked and could not reach a verdict. (The Province)
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    Judge rules in favour of Khadr’s request to end sentence

    EDMONTON - Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench Chief Justice Mary Moreau made the ruling Monday morning in Edmonton, as family and supporters of Khadr cried and hugged each other when the decision was read out. Khadr was seeking the 3-1/2 years remaining on his 2010 youth sentence to be reduced to one day as he awaits a decision in his U.S. appeal. (Edmonton Journal)

    ‘A totally upside down world’: Backlash after St. Louis couple who aimed guns at protesters charged

    The St. Louis couple who emerged from their mansion in a gated community and aimed weapons at protesters marching past them last month were each charged Monday with one felony count of unlawful use of a weapon. (National Post)

    Canadian jihadi jailed 26 years for conspiring to murder U.S. soldiers

    A U.S. federal judge sentenced an Iraqi-Canadian man to 26 years in prison for his role in planning a 2009 suicide bombing that killed five American soldiers, two Iraqis and injured 70 others. (Toronto Sun)

    Julian Assange fights extradition to U.S. to face espionage trial

    WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Monday formally refused to go quietly to face trial in the US — which the mother of his children insisted was a fight for his life. (New York Post)

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