Crown prosecutor guilty of impaired driving and hit and run

Crown prosecutor guilty of impaired driving and hit and run

A young Crown prosecutor was charged with hit-and-run in Montreal Municipal Court this morning.

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Me Alice Bourbonnais-Rougeau, who works in the Serious Crime and Special Affairs Office of the Directorate of Criminal and Penal Prosecutions (DPCP), now has a criminal record for driving under the influence and fleeing the scene of a crime. , in April 2021.

It was the key witness, the owner of the vehicle hit by Alice Bourbonnais-Rougo, who struck a balance in Judge Gabriel Boutros’ mind.

In his testimony, Anatoly Anisin described several behaviors that convinced the judge that the 30-year-old lawyer was acting drunk.

“When the defendant got out of her vehicle, she dropped her keys on the ground. […] She has no balance when she bends down to pick them up […]“, read the 19-page judgment that we were able to deliberate?

Alice Bourbonnais-Rougeot arrives in Montreal's Municipal Court on Friday, May 19, 2023.

Photo taken from Richard Ruggio’s Facebook page

Walk with a “slight bend”.

The judge noted that the young lawyer’s eyes were glassy and slightly closed, and he tried to convince him to wait for the police to testify.

Instead, holding the bannister very tightly, she slowly climbed the stairs and wanted to leave the scene.

Also, Judge Gabriel Boutros did not fail to remind him of his position: “The defendant is a prosecutor. She must have known she was committing a crime by leaving the scene after the collision […]”, he notes in his conclusion.

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For driving under the influence of alcohol, Mrs.e Alice Bourbonnais-Rougeau was fined $1,000 and banned from driving for one year. He received a conditional discharge and six months of probation for the hit-and-run crime he was charged with.

Covid-19 curfew evening

She must answer for her actions before the bar’s syndic.

“A case has been opened. We will see what happens next,” a source familiar with the matter told us on condition of anonymity.

And, to make matters worse, the lawyer must return to court to defend himself against another crime.

On the evening of the accident, she was out of her home during a curfew imposed by Quebec, which is trying to control the spread of COVID-19, according to a public crime report we were able to consult.

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