Sexual Assault / Sexual Interference
R. v. S.F., ONTARIO COURT OF JUSTICE, COLLEGE PARK, TORONTO:
The accused, S.F., was charged with one count of sexual assault. The complainant in this matter was S.F.,'s baby-mother. It was alleged that S.F., forced sexual intercourse upon the complainant and raped her. S.F., adamantly maintained his innocence with respect to these allegations. Mr. Pyzer represented S.F., and was successful in having the charge against him withdrawn at the request of the crown attorney's.
R. v. A., ONTARIO COURT OF JUSTICE, TORONTO, OSHAWA:
The accused a was charged with sexual assault and sexual interference. It was alleged that a sexually assaulted his twelve-year-old niece by touching her inappropriately and sticking his tongue in her mouth. Mr. Kostman represented A., He was acquitted after trial.
R. v. W., ONTARIO SUPERIOR COURT OF JUSTICE, 361 UNIVERSITY AVE., TORONTO:
The accused, W., was charged with sexual assault causing bodily harm and forcible confinement. It was alleged that W., forcibly confined and anally raped the complainant, a co-tenant in the apartment. Mr. Kostman challenged the prosecution arguing that there was an "unreasonable delay" contrary to section 11(b) of the charter of rights and freedoms, between the date of the offence and the trial date. The application was successful. These very serious charges were stayed.
R. v. G.N., ONTARIO COURT OF JUSTICE, BRAMPTON:
G.N., was charged with two counts of sexual assault, two counts of invitation to sexual touching and two counts of sexual interference. G.N.,'s wife contacted the police and advised them that she believed that G.N., had sexually assaulted their two young daughters. The allegations against G.N., were that while bathing his two young daughters, ages three and four, he advised them that a good way to keep water out of their mouths while bathing, was to put daddy's penis in their mouths. Mr. Pyzer represented G.N., during a two-day preliminary inquiry in which Mr. Pyzer was successful in having the charges against him dismissed. Mr. Pyzer successfully argued that there was no reliable evidence before the court on which a properly instructed judge and jury could convict. As such, G.N., has absolutely no criminal record in relation to these charges.
R. v. A.L., ONTARIO COURT OF JUSTICE, 1000 FINCH AVENUE WEST, TORONTO:
A.L., was charged with one count of sexual assault and one count of simple assault. The allegations against A.L., were that he was at his girlfriend's apartment and jumped on the complainant, punched her in the face and then forced her to engage in sexual relations. Mr. Pyzer represented The accused at his preliminary inquiry in the Ontario Court of Justice and was successful in having the charges against The accused dismissed. As a result, The accused does not have a criminal record as a result of this incident.
R. v. S.B., ONTARIO COURT OF JUSTICE, BRAMPTON:
The accused, S.B., was charged with sexual assault contrary to the criminal code of canada. The allegations against S.B., were that he repeatedly assaulted a co-worker for a sexual purpose by repeatedly groping, hugging and kissing her. Mr. Pyzer represented S.B., and was successful in having the crown attorney's office accept a plea to the lesser and included offence of assault and not purse the charge of sexual assault that was before the court. S.B., who had no prior criminal record was granted a conditional discharge and as a result of these charges does not have a criminal record.
R. v. Y.O.P, ONTARIO COURT OF JUSTICE, 1000 FINCH AVENUE WEST, TORONTO
The accused, Y.O.P. was charged with one count of sexual assault. The accused and the complainant had known one another, as the complainant had previously worked for the accused and had attended the same social gatherings occasionally. It was alleged that the complainant had attended a mutual friends birthday party, hosted at Y.O.P.’s residence. During the birthday party the complainant consumed several alcoholic beverages. The complainant and the defendant’s wife engaged in mutual hugging and kissing, which the accused was aware of and encouraged. Eventually the other guests left, leaving only the complainant, the defendant and the defendant’s wife at the residence. The complainant continued to consume alcohol. Allegedly the complainant does not recall going to bed, but was awoken at approximately 6am from pain caused by the accused penetrating him anally. The complainant then jumped out of bed and called a cab to leave. As the complainant was leaving the defendant asked him not the say anything about what had occurred, to which the complainant agreed. The complainant went to police station later that day to file a report. The accused incurred a bruise to the right cheek (unknown how it was received) and rectal bleeding as a result of the incident. Toronto Criminal LAwyer, Jonathan Pyzer represented Y.O.P. and was successful at having the charge against him withdrawn. Despite the Crown’s initial reluctance, Mr. Pyzer was able to convince her that that the case against the defendant was weak and that the charges should therefore be withdrawn.
R. v. DR.U, ONTARIO COURT OF JUSTICE, SCARBOROUGH, ONTARIO
The accused, Dr. U. was charged with one count of sexual assault. It was alleged that Dr. U., had met the complainant, a potential client two years prior to the incident being reported to police. It was alleged that they had met in the context of a potential patient and doctor relationship, as the complainant was interested in breast augmentation and micro dermabrasion treatment. It was alleged that during their first in-person meeting Dr. U. took the complainant out for lunch, following which he took her to a hotel and paid for a room. Allegedly the complainant was under the impression that they were in the hotel room to conduct a consultation for the surgeries she was interested in. Once in the hotel room it was alleged that Dr. U sexually assaulted the complainant, forcing her to have intercourse without her consent. The complainant claimed that was the only time she had had any contact with the accused. Jonathan Pyzer represented Dr. U. and was successful at having him found not guilty on all charges. The defence secured evidence proving that the complainant had lied in her statement to the police which was used by the defence at trial. Mr. Pyzer was successful in having the charges against Dr. U. dismissed at trial.