R. v. Saunders

41 C.C.C. (3d) 532

Facts

ON CA

Accused was found sleeping behind the wheel of his car. The car was in a ditch and could not be moved unless extricated by a tow truck. When police arrived the keys were in the ignition but the engine was off. The vehicle was no immediate threat to any passing motorists and was away from the road.

Facts

SCC

Accused was found asleep behind the wheel of his car. The car was in a ditch and could not be moved unless extricated by a tow truck. When police arrived the keys were in the ignition but the engine was off. The vehicle proposed no immediate threat to any passing motorists and was away from the road.