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SENTENCING - Criminal Code offences - Robbery - Particular sanctions - Imprisonment - Sentencing considerations - Time already served

Wednesday, December 06, 2017 @ 10:18 AM  

Appeal by the Crown from sentence imposed on the accused for robbery where the accused was given credit for some of the pre-sentence custody accumulated following detention. The accused had been arrested for robbery and related charges. While he was on bail prior to trial, he committed other offences for which he was detained in custody. At sentencing on the robbery charges, the judge gave the accused credit for some of the pre-sentence custody accumulated following his detention. The Crown appealed the sentence, arguing that the...