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R. v. P.K., ONTARIO COURT OF JUSTICE, 50 EAGLE STREET WEST, NEWMARKET:

P.K., was charged with one count of mischief under $5,000. The allegations against P.K., were that following an evening of drinking, he smashed the windshield of a green honda civic by elbowing the windshield. P.K., was seen to attempt to flee the scene however he was apprehended by members of the york regional police service within meters of the offence. Mr. Pyzer represented P.K., and was successful in having the charge against him withdrawn. As such, P.K., made no admission of guilt in relation to these allegations and has no criminal record as a result of this charge.

R. v. D.M., ONTARIO COURT OF JUSTICE, 1000 FINCH, TORONTO, ONTARIO:

The accused, D.M., was charged with Domestic Assault and mischief under $5,000. The complainant and D.M., had been in a dating relationship for approximately eight years. At the time of the incident, the complainant was thirteen weeks pregnant with D.M.,'s child. The complainant alleged that during the course of an argument over suspected infidelity, D.M., pushed her head into a wall destroyed her cell phone. Mr. Pyzer successfully represented D.M., at trial and D.M., was found innocent of both charges.

R. v. B.A., ONTARIO COURT OF JUSTICE, SCARBOROUGH, TORONTO   

The accused, B.A. was charged with one count of assault with a weapon, two counts of domestic assault and one count of mischief under $5000.00. The incident leading to B.A.’s arrest occurred between him and the complainant, his then wife. At the time of the incident they had been married for ten years and had two small children together. B.A. had no previous reports on file with the Toronto Police Service. The complainant reported to the police that she had been sexually and financially abused by the defendant. According to the complainant B.A. financially controlled and repeatedly touched the complainant without her consent, often calling her names. Allegedly, one morning while in their residence, she and B.A. begun to argue over her use of her cellphone and her cellphone bill. The argument escalated as the defendant accused the complainant of having an affair. Enraged B.A. picked up a coffee cup and made a gesture towards the complainant as if he was going to strike her. He then pulled her hair, and punched her twice in her left arm and leg area; following which he called the complainant’s parents to advise them that she was not cooking or cleaning for him, following which he smashed her phone. The police were called. The complainant incurred scratch marks to her body and received medical treatment at the scene. Jonathan Pyzer represented B.A. and was successful in having him approved for diversion. Upon his completion of PARS (partner assault response service) and signing a s.810 peace bond, all of B.A.’s charges were withdrawn. 

R. v. A.W., ONTARIO COURT OF JUSTICE, NEWMARKET, ONTARIO

The accused A.W. was charged with two counts of breaking and entering, once count of mischief under $5000.00, and one count of assault. At the time of the incident the accused and the complainant had recently ended a four year relationship. It was allegedthat one evening A.W. repeatedly called and texted the complainant. When the complainant was unresponsive, the accused allegedly attended the complainant’s residence yelling her name and throwing rocks at her window, in hopes that she would present herself. When he was unsuccessful it was alleged that he broke into her residence, punching the door frame, and forcing it open. Once inside the accused allegedly attended the complainant’s bedroom, where the complainant was sleeping. According to the complainant, A.W. woke her up and began to berate her, then dragged her by her arms and forced her to her living room where he pushed her onto a couch. It was imperative that A.W. avoid a criminal record as he was pursuing a career in law. Jonathan Pyzer was able to use the reluctance of the victim to convince the Crown that the case against A.W was weak. He was successful at having all charges against A.W. withdrawn once A.W. signed an s.810 Peace Bond. 

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