Cases in adult criminal court, by province and territory (Nova Scotia)

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Cases in adult criminal court, by province and territory
(Nova Scotia)
  2009/2010
N.S. Total all decisions Guilty Acquitted Stay Other
  number of cases
Total cases 13,470 8,717 249 4,426 78
Total Criminal Code 11,760 7,583 226 3,876 75
Criminal Code (without traffic) 9,675 5,722 188 3,703 62
Crimes of violence 3,381 1,516 131 1,720 14
Homicide 4 3 0 1 0
Attempted murder 9 1 1 7 0
Robbery 94 63 2 29 0
Sexual assault 162 51 25 84 2
Other sexual offences 95 57 7 29 2
Major assaults 662 324 23 310 5
Common assaults 1,389 565 44 779 1
Uttering threats 827 397 23 405 2
Criminal harassment 44 21 0 22 1
Other crimes against persons 95 34 6 54 1
Property crimes 2,913 1,743 25 1,116 29
Theft 1,210 847 4 354 5
Breaking and entering 316 185 6 119 6
Fraud 415 253 5 147 10
Mischief 506 305 4 193 4
Possession of stolen goods 427 125 5 293 4
Other property crimes 39 28 1 10 0
Administration of justice 2,857 2,164 25 652 16
Other Criminal Code offences 524 299 7 215 3
Criminal code offences (traffic offences) 2,085 1,861 38 173 13
Impaired driving 1,727 1,560 33 123 11
Other Criminal Code traffic offences 358 301 5 50 2
Other Federal Statute Total 1,710 1,134 23 550 3
Drug possession 526 323 3 200 0
Drug trafficking 567 319 6 242 0
Youth Criminal Justice Act 52 36 0 15 1
Residual federal statutes 565 456 14 93 2

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