April 8, 2019

WM – No conviction for client charged with property offence

Keywords: Intentionally or recklessly destroy/damage property – section 195(1)(a), Crimes Act 1900; Conditional release order.

Facts:

WM was charged with recklessly destroying property after allegedly punching the victim’s car window as a result of a road rage incident. Subsequently, WM sent letters of apologies for his behaviour surrounding the incident and showed genuine remorse for his actions.

Outcome:

O’Brien Criminal and Civil Solicitors successfully acted for WM. Our client received a conditional release order and no conviction was recorded.