SELECTED CASE LAW
In 1994 CanLII 2309 (BCCA), Mr. K, a 40-year-old man, and his wife separated. He frequently harassed her with abusive and threatening phone calls. He would also threaten her on the highway, leave notes in her home, and threaten her with a knife. He was convicted of criminal harassment and assault with a weapon. He was sentenced to 18 months of imprisonment, probation for two years, and additional orders including to keep distance from victim. The court noted that he had acted over a long period of time, engaged in frightening conduct and involved the abuse of a spouse.
His appeal was dismissed.
Criminal Offence(s): Criminal Harassment