The Canadian Press

2015-10-28 | CRIME Brazeau Trial

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Senator Patrick Brazeau won't be serving any jail time, nor will he have a criminal record, after pleading guilty to assault and cocaine charges in September.

Date: 2015-10-28
Placeline: OTTAWA.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 37 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << Patrick Brazeau pleaded guilty to reduced charges of assault and possession of cocaine after a more serious charge of sexual assault was dropped due to a lack of evidence and today I come back court judge agreed with Brazil's lawyer and the crown prosecutor recommended an unconditional discharge which means he won't have a criminal record as a result result still faces a criminal trial for fraud and breach of trust arising from his Senate expenses the former conservative Senator was kicked out of the Tory caucus after he was charged and was suspended from the upper chamber of November 2013 but the suspension without pay was lifted when Parliament was dissolved for the federal election Dairy federally Canadian press Ottawa >>