Drug charges stayed

Charges stayed after massive drug bust BRANDON — More than two years after he was arrested in connection with the biggest drug bust the Brandon Police Service had ever seen, a Brandon-area man’s criminal charges will not proceed. Charges against Jayant David Venn were stayed in Brandon provincial court Thursday. “I’m just thankful that it’s […]

Men in largest-ever cocaine bust acquitted

Acquittal in police’s largest-ever cocaine bust Gurdarshan Singh Hansra and Tirath Bal walked out of court free men Friday after a judge ruled he had a reasonable doubt whether they knew the tractor trailer they were driving was carrying 51 kilograms of cocaine. “Suspicion, even a reasonable suspicion, does not meet the standard of proof […]

Impaired driver avoids jail

Extremely drunk driver walks He slammed into a motorcycle at high speed while driving with a blood-alcohol reading that was nearly five times the legal limit. Yet a Winnipeg man will not go to jail — or even get a criminal record — in what is believed to be a legal first in the province. […]

The “Case Killer”

Case collapsed They were touted as major victories in the province’s war on drugs, with more than 100 kilograms of cocaine being seized by police during four separate investigations. Tirath Bal, Gurdarshan Hansra, Kuljinder Dhillon, Alejandro Chung and Andy Koczab all faced the prospect of double-digit stays behind bars if convicted for their alleged roles […]

David Asper on the Unger case

Stacked deck The latter part of 1991 was an amazing time in the life of Wolch Pinx Tapper Scurfield, a law firm since disbanded but one which has an impressive alumni roster, of which I am lucky enough to be a proud member. In that period we had successfully persuaded the federal Department of Justice […]

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Sheldon Pinx

Email: spinx@pinxlaw.com Office: (204) 949-3742 Sheldon Pinx has spent the last 42 years representing private citizens, corporations, and law enforcement officials before every level of court, including the Supreme Court of Canada. In recognition of his achievements, he was appointed Queen’s Counsel in 1991. As a result of the large number of successes he has […]

Eric Wach

Email: eric@pinxlaw.com Office: (204) 949-3749 Eric Wach was born and raised in Winnipeg. He commenced his studies at the University of Manitoba earning an Honours Degree in Political Studies with the distinction of graduating with First Class Honours. During his undergraduate studies he earned a number of academic accolades, including the Hogg Centennial Scholarship, the […]

Jonathan Pinx

Email: jpinx@pinxlaw.com Office: (204) 949-3740 Jonathan Pinx has been working with Pinx & Co. since 2006 assisting clients in many capacities. Jonathan was called to the bar in 2011 and has since gained a plethora of experiences in all areas of criminal law. He is a master communicator both with his clients and in court, […]

Christopher Gamby

Email: articlingstudent@pinxlaw.com Office: (204) 949-3741 Cell: (204) 792-3902 Christopher Gamby is an articling student with Pinx & Co. He has been with the firm since 2014, learning the intricacies of criminal law alongside some of the top defence counsel in the country. Christopher expects to be called to the bar in May 2015. Education: NCA […]