Suspended Sentence for Break and Enter Dwelling House

R. v. B.F. [2009] – Client charged with Break and Enter into dwelling.  Police allege that Client along with co-accused attempted to enter home while owner present.  Police were notified and Client and co-accused were arrested in vehicle identified by witness minutes later. Client had prior criminal record as youth – Crown originally seeking jail sentence.  Following discussions with the prosecutor, a joint position for a suspended sentence is accepted by the Judge. NO JAIL – SUSPENDED SENTENCE AND PROBATION