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SENTENCING - Young persons - Adult sentences - Test - Custody and supervision order - Sentencing considerations - Rehabilitation - Mental Health

Friday, July 07, 2017 @ 11:10 AM  

Appeals by the Crown and an accused young person, Okemow, from an adult sentence for offences related to two armed robberies. The offences arose from the robbery of a convenience store, and the mugging of two university students in which one student sustained serious injuries. Both robberies involved use of a knife. The robberies occurred three days apart. The accused was arrested shortly after the second robbery. He was demeaning toward police and exhibited disregard for the victims. The accused pled guilty to five offences related...