Immediate Roadside Prohibition Cases

Care and Control IRP

Vancouver Criminal Lawyer:  Meghan Forhan The Facts: Client was drinking at a pub and went outside to have a cigarette. It was a cold winter night so the client sat in her car to stay warm as she smoked. Police arrived and saw her sitting in her vehicle outside the pub, they made a breath […]

Delay Breach IRP

Vancouver Criminal Lawyer:  Meghan Forhan The Facts: Police followed the client into his apartment building underground parkade. Once inside, they made an ASD demand requiring him to provide a breath sample. The client failed his ASD tests and hired Ms. Forhan to dispute his IRP. Ms. Forhan [...]

Cough Syrup IRP

Vancouver Criminal Lawyer:  Meghan Forhan The Facts: Client was pulled over while driving after he swerved due to being distracted while texting on his phone. Upon being stopped, the police officer made a roadside ASD demand. The client failed both his ASD tests despite not having drank any [...]

Acid Reflux IRP

Vancouver Criminal Lawyer:  Meghan Forhan The Facts: Client was pulled over after leaving a restaurant where she consumed a single glass of white wine. The client suffered from GERDS, commonly known as acid reflux. Due to the acid reflux, the client had stomach acid enter her esophagus which [...]

Evidence to the Contrary IRP

Vancouver Criminal Lawyer:  Meghan Forhan The Facts: Client went out for dinner with his girlfriend and consumed a moderate amount of alcohol. The client was pulled over leaving the pub and required to provide two breath samples; he failed both ASD tests. Based on the client’s reported drinking [...]

IRP Late Police Disclosure

Vancouver Criminal Lawyer:  Meghan Forhan The Facts: Client was issued an IRP after failing two breath attempts. Ms. Forhan had the client dispute her IRP and advise RoadSafetyBC that she was represented by Mickelson & Whysall. Ms. Forhan noted that the police officer attempted to submit [...]

90 Day IRP

Vancouver Criminal Lawyer: Cathryn Moore The Facts: There was a report to the police about a motor vehicle accident. The witness observed the driver in the driver’s seat, with their seat belt on and with the keys in the ignition. The driver admitted to the police that they were driving when [...]

90 Day IRP

Vancouver Criminal Lawyer: Cathryn Moore The Facts: The police officer stated that he saw the accused drive and park the vehicle in the driveway. The accused denied that they were driving and that the officer witnessed any driving as the officer did not arrive on scene until after the vehicle [...]

3 Day IRP

Vancouver Criminal Lawyer: Cathryn Moore The Facts: The driver was stopped by the police for speeding. The officer noted an overwhelming odour or mouthwash. The driver denied consuming any alcohol. The officer demanded the driver provide a sample of breath. The driver provided two “Warn” [...]

90 Day IRP – Refusal

Vancouver Criminal Lawyer: Cathryn Moore The Facts: The driver was observed by police to be swerving and speeding down the road. The officer attempted to stop the suspect vehicle unsuccessfully. The officer followed the suspect vehicle home. The officer noted the driver was staggering and had a [...]

90 Day IRP

Vancouver Criminal Lawyer: Cathryn Moore The Facts: The driver was observed speeding by the police. The officer failed to include in his report that he had temporarily lost visual contact of the driver when the driver returned into an establishment to retrieve their driver’s license. The office [...]

90 Day IRP

Vancouver Criminal Lawyer: Cathryn Moore The Facts: The driver was stopped at a road block. The officer noted a strong odour of alcohol on the driver and the driver was unsteady on his feet. The officer made a breath demand. The driver provided two “Fail” readings. The devices were calibrated [...]

90 Day IRP – Refusal

Vancouver Criminal Lawyer: Cathryn Moore The Facts: Police received a complaint about a driver swerving on the road. Police respond to the complaint. The driver had a strong odour of alcohol, slurred speech and was unsteady on the feet. The driver did not admit to drinking. The officer demanded [...]

90 Day IRP

Vancouver Criminal Lawyer: Cathryn Moore The Facts: The driver was stopped at a roadblock. The officer noted a strong odour of alcohol on the breath of the driver, that the driver had very glassy and watery eyes, and that the driver was unsteady on feet. The driver provided two “Fail” readings. [...]

90 Day IRP

Vancouver Criminal Lawyer: Joel Whysall The Facts: Police responded to the scene of a two vehicle accident. The driver parked the damaged vehicle away from the scene of the accident to clear the road. The driver was found outside of their vehicle at the scene of the accident. Visual continuity [...]

90 Day IRP – Refusal

Vancouver Criminal Lawyer: Cathryn Moore The Facts: Police were called to the scene regarding a suspected impaired driver. The driver was found outside of their vehicle when the police arrived. A witness identified the driver as the driver of the vehicle. A strong odour of alcohol was detected [...]

90 Day IRP

Vancouver Criminal Lawyer: Cathryn Moore The Facts: A police complaint about suspected impaired driver led police to the scene. The driver was found sitting in the front passenger seat of the vehicle with the engine running. An odour of alcohol is detected and the driver admits to the recent [...]

90 Day IRP

Vancouver Criminal Lawyer: Cathryn Moore The Facts: A police complaint about suspected impaired driver led police to the scene. The driver was found sitting in the front passenger seat of the vehicle with the engine running. An odour of alcohol is detected and the driver admits to the recent [...]

90 Day IRP – Refusal

Vancouver Criminal Lawyer: Cathryn Moore The Facts: The police received a complaint about a suspected impaired driver. The driver was stopped by the police for further investigation. The officer noted an odour of alcohol and the driver admitted to consuming alcohol. The officer made a breath [...]

90 Day IRP

Vancouver Criminal Lawyer: Cathryn Moore The Facts: The driver was stopped at a roadblock. The officer noted an odour of alcohol and the driver admitted to consuming alcohol. The officer made a breath demand to the driver. The driver provided 7 breath samples but only one of the samples was [...]

90 Day IRP

Vancouver Criminal Lawyer: Cathryn Moore The Facts: There was a complaint about a possible impaired driver. The officer’s stopped the driver after they witnessed the vehicle swerve in the lane. An odour of alcohol was detected on the breath of the driver, but the driver denied consuming any [...]

90 Day IRP

Vancouver Criminal Lawyer: Cathryn Moore The Facts: The driver went through a roadblock and exhibited minimal symptoms of impairment. The driver was honest to the office and admitted to consuming 3 beers throughout the evening. The driver provided two “Fail” readings into the Approved Screening [...]

90 Day IRP – Refusal

Vancouver Criminal Lawyer: Cathryn Moore The Facts: The driver was pulled over by the police for going through a red light. The driver had difficulty rolling down the window. An odour of alcohol was detected on the driver’s breath. The driver admitted to the recent consumption of alcohol. A [...]

90 Day IRP

Vancouver Criminal Lawyer: Cathryn Moore The Facts: The driver was stopped by the police after a report by a concerned citizen about a suspected impaired driver. The officer stated that the driver had a strong odour of liquor on the breath and speech was slightly slurred. The driver only [...]

90 Day IRP 0

Vancouver Criminal Lawyer: Brian Mickelson The Facts: The driver was pulled for by the officer for speeding. The officer noted a strong odour of alcohol coming from the inside of the vehicle. The officer demanded a sample of the driver’s breath. The driver provided two “Fail” readings. The [...]