Uttering Threats – Acquittal

The client was charged with uttering threats to cause death or bodily harm and mischief. On the day in question, he was served with legal documents by a process server on his property. He was accused of threatening this individual and kicking his vehicle.

Defence Action

Ms. Verdurmen questioned the process server and police officers involved with the file. Her client and another witness also provided their recollection of what had occurred on the same day. The Judge was left in doubt by the evidence heard and was unable to conclude that the client had threatened the process server off of their property or kicked the vehicle.

Decision

The client was acquitted of all charges.
R v H. H 2020

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