The Term Citizen Arrest

September 8, 2008 by  
Category: General

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Mitch Engel explains what citizen’s arrest means. There are three categories of offences: Indictable, summary conviction and hybrid, which means the offence can be either indictable or summary conviction and it’s left to the Crown’s discretion as to which it is. Ninety per cent of the offences in the criminal code are either indictable or […]

The Rights Of Store Owners In Cases Of Suspected Shoplifting

September 4, 2008 by  
Category: Theft

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Store owners should have reasonable and probable grounds before they accuse anybody of doing anything, whether it’s stealing a chocolate bar or stealing something much more significant. What rights do store owners have? The store owners or private security people can make a Citizen’s Arrest. They have no greater or lesser authority than a private […]

The Term Citizen’s Arrest

August 17, 2008 by  
Category: Podcasts

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Mitch Engel explains what the term “citizen’s arrest” means. If you, or someone you care about, is dealing with criminal law issues in the Oshawa, Ontario Region, contact Mitch Engel Barrister & Solicitor for a consultation. This podcast is taken from an interview on 11 April 2008 with Mitch Engel, Criminal Lawyer with Mitch Engel […]