Canadian Criminal Sentencing/Cases/Perjury

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Perjury[edit]

Case Citation Sentence Summary
R. v. Hedderson 2006 CanLII 15422 (NL P.C.) 2 years
R. v. J.W.C. [2005] B.C.J. No. 2710 (P.C.) 18 months
R. v. C.D. 2000 CanLII 3118 (ON CA), (2000), 132 O.A.C. 133 (C.A.) 1 year
R. v. Colbourne 2002 ABPC 141 90 days jail testified in traffic court and accused was acquitted as a result; limited record
R. v. Johnson [1996] 182 N.B.R. (2d) 373
R. v. Sheppard [1995] N.J. No. 330 (P.C.) 6 months
R. v. Kusnezoff 1991 CanLII 1968 (BC C.A.) 18 months testimony in drug trafficking trial; good psr; limited record
R. v. Crawford (1988), 81 N.S.R. (2d) 88
R. v. Moulton [1984] N.J. No. 75 (C.A.) 30 days "lenient" sentence
R. v. Edward Morgan (1979), 19 Nfld. & P.E.I.R. 176 (N.L.C.A.) 15 months
R. v. Morgan & Morgan (1979), 19 Nfld. & P.E.I.R. 187 (N.L.C.A.) 3 months
R. v. Gilliard (1979), 20 Nfld. & P.E.I.R. 185 (N.L.C.A.) 3 months
R. v. Hickey (1978), 14 Nfld. & P.E.I.R. (N.L.C.A.) 4 months

Obstructing Justice[edit]

Case Citation Sentence Summary
R. v. Robinson 2012 BCSC 1134 12 months
R v Viscomi 2012 ABCA 135 12 months attempted to convince witness to recant statement--also sentenced for assault and breaches (2 months consecutive)
R. v. Crazyboy 2012 ABCA 228 9 months treatening witness
R. v. Tippett 2011 NLTD 149 570 days Joint Rec.; false evidence on a second degree murder charge
R. v. Thomas 2010 ABPC 90 16 months attempted obstruction; sent a note from jail instructing associate to tell crown witness to forget evidence.
R. v. Laing 2010 ABCA 70 2 years accused in jail for shooting a girl, wrote to girl saying to go to the police
R. v. Tschetter (2009), 466 A.R. 239 (Alta. Prov.Ct.) 12 to 18 months directed friend to destroy evidence of drinking and driving case; no criminal record; long provincial offence record.
R. v. Van Delft 2007 ABPC 319 (CanLII), 2007 ABPC 319 18 months gave false name to police
R. v. Rowbottom [2006] N.J. No. 31 (Nfld. Prov. Ct.) 9 and 12 months accused threatened and bribed to witnesses in a uttering threats trial he faced
R. v. Crazybull 2005 ABCA 215 23 months accused facing assault with a weapon allegations; threatened witness to not attend
R. v. Gill 2003 BCCA 208 5 years and 10 months
R. v. Konkolus (1998), 86 A.R. 144 (Alta.C.A.) 12 to 18 months giving false name to police and court to avoid dangerous driving charges
R. v. Thuraisingam [1997] O.J. No. 5424 (Ont. C.J.) 2 years threatened to kill witness
R. v. Duke [1997] A.J. No. 407 (P.C.) 6 months
R. v. C.E.B. (1995), 57 B.C.A.C. 308 (B.C.C.A.) 15 to 18 months indirect threats and harassment in court parking lot

Public Mischief[edit]

  • R. v. Di Gianni, 2011 ONCJ 792 -- public mischeif for making a false claim of theft -- discharge granted