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PROCEDURE - Trials - Stay of proceedings

Tuesday, April 17, 2018 @ 8:46 AM  

Appeals by the Crown from two separate orders staying charges against the accused, D'Allesandro and Dubensky. D'Allesandro was charged with possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking under an indictment. He was ordered detained prior to trial due to a prior failure to appear. On the day of his trial, D'Allesandro was in custody at the courthouse, but no sheriff was available to bring him to the courtroom. The trial judge was not prepared to conduct the trial in the absence of the accused and...