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Voyeurism — Toronto Sexual Assault Lawyer

Client:  M.L., Accused
Complainant:  Toronto Police Services
Charge:  voyeurism (sexual purpose)

The Queen v. M.L.
Ontario Court of Justice, Toronto
Judge Wolski
(withdrawn: 30 January 2012)

Crown:  D. Brandes, Crown Attorney, Toronto
Defence:  Craig Penney, Voyeurism and Sex Crimes Lawyer, Toronto

¶ 1   CROWN:  This is a matter that was discussed between my friend and Ms Gillespie of my office. They've come to an agreement about how it should resolve. We're going to be asking Your Honour to exercise your common law jurisdiction in this case, have M.L. enter into a bond for a period of 12 months, $500 no deposit, no surety, asking that he stay away from all Winners store. Were there any other terms?

¶ 2   MR PENNEY:  Yes. There's one other term please, Your Honour, that we had agreed upon, to continue counselling with Doctor Julian Gojer G-O-J-E-R or his designate as directed by Doctor Julian Gojer or his designate.

¶ 3   CROWN:  Just to give Your Honour some of the background.

¶ 4   THE COURT:  Just a snippet, yes.

¶ 5   CROWN:  Yes. This is an allegation of voyeurism at a Winner's store, in which it was alleged that M.L. used a mirror to view the undersides of various patrons.

¶ 6   THE COURT:  All right. The peace bond will go as directed. Just make sure the clerk has your client's current address. We will call you forward when the bond is ready for signature. Upon signing the bond the charges to be ...?

¶ 7  CROWN:  Withdrawn, please.