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CRIMINAL CODE OFFENCES - Offences against person and reputation - Motor vehicles - Dangerous operation of motor vehicle - Causing death

Thursday, November 23, 2017 @ 8:27 AM  

Appeal by the Crown from Romano’s acquittal on a charge of dangerous driving causing death. Romano was an undercover officer operating an undercover truck at a rate of speed substantially in excess of the speed limit to catch up with other members of his surveillance team when he struck and killed Abogado at around 8:19 p.m. on February 12, 2014. Abogado was an 18-year-old woman who just got off a bus and was jaywalking across the street to get home. Romano admitted that, given the speed...