Can Police Charge You Before You Commit a Crime?

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Edward Prutschi discusses the tricky legal question about whether police can charge you before you commit a crime, and the role that criminal intent plays.

Edward Prutschi discusses a strange case involving Robert White, 44, of Oshawa who built a sound proof confinement room in a farm house and is being criminally charged. Police in Durham Region made the arrest in Pickering before Valentine’s Day. If you, or someone you know, needs a first-class criminal lawyer in Pickering or in the Greater Toronto Area then contact a criminal defence attorney at Adler Bytensky Prutschi Shikhman to give you the best representation for your criminal case.

As one of Canada’s top criminal law firms, Adler Bytensky Prutschi Shikhman knows that you are facing a tall order when criminally charged as a host of parties, from police officers to criminal prosecutors, mobilizing their resources to ensure that you are convicted. We will tip the scales of justice in your favour and bring a successful conclusion to your case. No criminal charge is too small or big for us, from police brutality to shoplifting, we pull no punches to see that you win your case. As the severity of the criminal charge can turn your world upside down, we are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Do not hesitate to call us to gain the best legal protection.