G.G. was arrested after his wife contacted police services

G.G. told the Provincial Court that he was wrong and takes responsibility for plotting an attack on the Veterans Affairs offices. G.G. was arrested after his wife contacted police services in response to a note that made her believed G.G. to be suicidal. Defence counsel Tonii Roulston is asking for a three year sentence, minus the one year that he has already spent in custody.

Crown, and defence counsel Tonii Roulston argued for an appropriate sentence for G.G. in front of Judge Dunnigan. G.G. pled guilty to offences stemming from weapons and explosives charges linked to a planned attack on the Bantrel Tower. G.G. is a former soldier who became frustrated with Veterans Affairs for health care costs, and is dealing with long term disability and mental health issues. Roulston argued that G.G. went back and forth with his decision to attack the building.

G.G., a former solider who planned an attack on Veterans Affair, was given a four year prison sentence with credit for the 18 months that he had already served. Upon a search, police found firearms, armour, possible bomb materials, and a blueprint of the building he planned to attack. Crown prosecution had asked for four to six years and defence counsel Tonii Roulston had asked for three. Roulston said that it was important that G.G. was given a federal sentence in light of mental health issues, and that she was pleased with the 28 months left to serve as it was close to what defence had sought.


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