Domestic Assault Charges Withdrawn at Cross Examination — R. v. K.E.

K. E. was charged with allegedly assaulting his domestic partner. He said he didn’t do it. He was released on bail with a condition not to contact the complainant. She called police claiming that he was calling her non-stop. He said he didn’t do it. At trial, Misha marshalled evidence to show that she was harassing him. He wouldn’t return her calls. Finally she threatened him: if he did not return her calls, she would call the police. She did call the police and K.E. was arrested. After Misha’s cross examination of the complainant, the Crown withdrew the charge.