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AARC Graduate - accused murderer takes plea deal
« on: March 29, 2009, 09:38:21 PM »
This happens right after the government passes a law banning the practice of giving double time served credit (sometimes triple). This guy now has no reason to hang around in Remand.

Date set for plea in drug killing
 
 Calgary HeraldMarch 21, 2009
 
A 24-year-old man charged with first-degree murder for a late-night, drug-related shooting nearly three years ago is expected to resolve his case without a trial.

Lawyer David Chow set an April 14 date for plea for Cody William bates during Queen's bench criminal appearance court on Friday.

Bates was scheduled to face a four-week jury trial starting Sept. 14, along with co-accused Jason Malin Woods, in the death of Ali Khamis, 30. Khamis died from a single gunshot fired at close range just before midnight June 6, 2006. Woods, 21, is charged with manslaughter.

A third suspect, Justin Gittens, 26, was arrested a year later in connection with the same slaying. He was charged with manslaughter, robbery and possession of a prohibited weapon.

Khamis was found slumped behind the wheel of his Ford Mustang parked outside the shawnessy Community association in the city's south end. He had been shot once.

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Re: AARC Graduate - accused murderer takes plea deal
« Reply #1 on: April 06, 2009, 09:46:44 AM »
Woods and Bates are reputed to have confessed their roles in the murder to AARC staff after going back into AARC.  When O'Flynn killed the fellow with her car, after fleeing the scene and attempting to fake the theft of the vehicle involved in the death, she also hid out in AARC.  Some very curious things also occurred after Andy Evans killed the woman in British Columbia.  He immediately bolted for Calgary.  Did he end up back in AARC prior to turning himself in?  Somebody put the Vancouver press onto Evans, reporting on the absolutely bizarre AARColyte response to the disgraceful murder.  AARColytes were professing their love for Evans on Facebook, and the Van press somehow knew about it.  I was in communication with the reporter who first wrote about the freakshow.  She left Vancouver very soon after, and although acknowledged that someone wanted damage control done in the Evans case, she would not say where the pressure was coming from.
As the Wiz can be counted on to cover up any episode that will shed a bad light on All About Receiving Cash, AARColytes gone wild know that AARC will run interference with the police until the bad publicity can be managed.
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Re: AARC Graduate - accused murderer takes plea deal
« Reply #2 on: April 06, 2009, 11:27:56 AM »
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Some very curious things also occurred after Andy Evans killed the woman in British Columbia. He immediately bolted for Calgary. Did he end up back in AARC prior to turning himself in?

He did.

Evans, Bates, Woods, O'Flynn, even Newson, Mazur, all those who took their own lives, the life of someone else or God only knows what else that we've never heard about are the oldcomers, and junior and senior staff that AARC uses to not only supervise but treat current clients.

Very scary.

Also disturbing is that youth are realizing if they claim to be an addict and join AARC they will get help with a lighter sentence.

Bring on the drug court!

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Re: AARC Graduate - accused murderer takes plea deal
« Reply #3 on: April 14, 2009, 02:03:56 PM »
Death of dealer after shot in face accidental, court hears
By KEVIN MARTIN, Sun Media
 
The shotgun slaying of a Calgary drug dealer was the result of a botched robbery during a territorial dispute, court heard today.

Cody William Bates pleaded guilty to a reduced charge of manslaughter with a firearm after another individual came forward and admitted being the gunman who shot Ali Khamis, the Crown said.

Prosecutor Vicki Faulkner, reading from an agreed statement of facts, said although Bates initially told undercover cops he had slain Khamis as part of a planned murder, the confession was a false one.

And outside court, defence lawyer David Chow said the untrue admission during what he called a job interview with a criminal organization, illustrates the flaws in so-called “Mr. Big” operations.

“That ... highlights the dangers of these Mr. Big operations, which are effectively operations where undercover officers pose as members of a criminal organization,” Chow said.

“It’s like a criminal job interview in a sense,” he said.

“Mr. Bates provided a full confession which amounted to a first-degree murder, when in fact that is not what happened.”

Faulkner told Justice Neil Wittmann that Bates was charged with first-degree murder after telling the undercover officers he had gone to rob Khamis with the intention of killing him as well.

Investigators later learned another individual who was assisting Bates in the robbery accidentally killed the victim while pulling a sawed-off shotgun from his sleeve.

The cocked weapon unintentionally discharged, striking Khamis in the face from close range, Faulkner said.

Bates and two others decided to rob Khamis as part of a territorial dispute between the drug dealers in the city’s Shawnessy area.

Khamis was lured to the parking lot of the Shawnessy community centre where one of the robbers bought crack cocaine from him before Bates and his other accomplice approached, Faulkner said.

Bates had decided to rob Khamis, 31, after learning the victim was going to do the same to him.

At Chow’s request, Wittmann ordered a forensic report on Bates which will include a psychological assessment and a determination of his future risk.

Bates, who remains in custody, will be sentenced on June 15.

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Re: AARC Graduate - accused murderer takes plea deal
« Reply #4 on: April 14, 2009, 03:46:03 PM »
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Woods and Bates are reputed to have confessed their roles in the murder to AARC staff after going back into AARC.  When O'Flynn killed the fellow with her car, after fleeing the scene and attempting to fake the theft of the vehicle involved in the death, she also hid out in AARC.  Some very curious things also occurred after Andy Evans killed the woman in British Columbia.  He immediately bolted for Calgary.  Did he end up back in AARC prior to turning himself in?  Somebody put the Vancouver press onto Evans, reporting on the absolutely bizarre AARColyte response to the disgraceful murder.  AARColytes were professing their love for Evans on Facebook, and the Van press somehow knew about it.  I was in communication with the reporter who first wrote about the freakshow.  She left Vancouver very soon after, and although acknowledged that someone wanted damage control done in the Evans case, she would not say where the pressure was coming from.
As the Wiz can be counted on to cover up any episode that will shed a bad light on All About Receiving Cash, AARColytes gone wild know that AARC will run interference with the police until the bad publicity can be managed.

My guess is that it was drug related. Usually is.  This would be good information and an example to those at AARC who have not yet graduated on the risks of going back to that life style.  Might give them that added incentive to stay clean upon leaving.
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Re: AARC Graduate - accused murderer takes plea deal
« Reply #5 on: April 15, 2009, 07:59:53 AM »
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At Chow’s request, Wittmann ordered a forensic report on Bates which will include a psychological assessment and a determination of his future risk.

Maybe Bates can use his "treatment" as a defence?

Interesting how many "graduates" have far worse behaviour after treatment.

Prior to graduation I'm sure Bates was an oldcomer, bringing home newcomers to his house and left in control over these newcomers.

He was possibly a hired peer counselor or even staff.

This is who rehabilitates kids in AARC. Think about it.

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Re: AARC Graduate - accused murderer takes plea deal
« Reply #6 on: June 23, 2009, 08:05:19 AM »
Drug dealer admits to killing rival
 
 
Calgary HeraldJune 23, 2009 2:01 AM
 
A man who faced a first-degree murder charge for the shooting death of a fellow drug dealer in a territorial dispute could now be free in less than five years.

Cody William Bates, 24, was sentenced to 81/2 years in prison on Monday, two months after he pleaded guilty to manslaughter.

He admitted killing Ali Khamis outside the Shawnessy Community Association on June 6, 2006.

Justice Neil Wittmann noted Bates had initiated the events that led to Khamis's death.

Khamis recruited two others in what turned into a botched robbery, telling one he did not like the fact Bates was selling drugs on his southwest turf.

Court heard that one of the other men was holding a sawed-off shotgun when it accidentally went off, killing Khamis.

"The fact there has been a significant rise in homicides with firearms in Calgary is aggravating," said Wittmann.

"But as the defence argued, the discharge was accidental. There was no intent to shoot the victim."

Wittmann gave him double credit for 21 months spent in custody since his arrest, reducing time to be served to five years.

The judge noted Bates was subject to a 10-year firearms prohibition from previous convictions.

The gunman, Justin Gittens, pleaded guilty to manslaughter and will be sentenced in September.

An alleged accomplice, Jason Woods, faces trial in September.

If convicted of first-degree murder, Bates faced a life sentence with no parole for 25 years.

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Re: AARC Graduate - accused murderer takes plea deal
« Reply #7 on: June 23, 2009, 04:52:23 PM »
This whole event has amazed me from the beginning.  These poor people, lives lost, futures destroyed.  I am sure they (the courts)will take into consideration that he sought treatment in the past and was instrumental in helping others overcome addiction by overseeing their sobriety.  One could only imagine how far this guy would have strayed without any intervention in his life at all.
The courts would also have to look at the success overall of AARC graduates vs other treatment facilities (or no treatment at all) to see that  Bates was definitely the exception and that most graduates are living a safe and healthy life.
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Re: AARC Graduate - accused murderer takes plea deal
« Reply #8 on: June 23, 2009, 07:05:15 PM »
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This whole event has amazed me from the beginning.  These poor people, lives lost, futures destroyed.  I am sure they (the courts)will take into consideration that he sought treatment in the past and was instrumental in helping others overcome addiction by overseeing their sobriety.  One could only imagine how far this guy would have strayed without any intervention in his life at all.
The courts would also have to look at the success overall of AARC graduates vs other treatment facilities (or no treatment at all) to see that  Bates was definitely the exception and that most graduates are living a safe and healthy life.


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Re: AARC Graduate - accused murderer takes plea deal
« Reply #9 on: June 24, 2009, 05:31:08 PM »
Another AARC success story.

The question everyone should be asking is did AARC's experimental, unproven brainwashing techniques drive this kid to enter a more dangerous lifestyle and to murder someone?

I'm sure Dean Vause's position will be that "we can't save all the druggies". You know, the age old: claim the good behavior for the program, blame the bad behavior on the druggie kid, program mentality.

Ah, it must be nice for Vausy to have no basis whatsoever for being held accountable in the drug addiction/CULT business.

If any of you who have been in AARC get the time, watch this movie about a program in the 80's and compare the outside view a parent would have to that in AARC, Someone else posted it here on Fornits and I found it very interesting in comparison to my KHK experience:

http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid ... d%22&hl=en
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Re: AARC Graduate - accused murderer takes plea deal
« Reply #10 on: June 30, 2009, 04:39:41 PM »
Well you seethe problem is that he strayed from AARC.While he was in AARC "His disease was outside doing push ups". So since his disease became so much stronger by the time he strayed from AARC the inevitable happened which is that he ended up "deadinsaneor - in jail!"

See? If you ever stray from AARC that's what happens. Case proven.

And  that is how Open Meeting will start out...
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Re: AARC Graduate - accused murderer takes plea deal
« Reply #11 on: July 01, 2009, 12:06:11 AM »
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Well you seethe problem is that he strayed from AARC.While he was in AARC "His disease was outside doing push ups". So since his disease became so much stronger by the time he strayed from AARC the inevitable happened which is that he ended up "deadinsaneor - in jail!"

See? If you ever stray from AARC that's what happens. Case proven.

And  that is how Open Meeting will start out...


Outside doing push-ups....:)   CLASSIC
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Re: AARC Graduate - accused murderer takes plea deal
« Reply #12 on: July 01, 2009, 07:06:43 PM »
The disease is an entity quite separate from the individual in AARC.  Thus, in spite of months of continuous application of AARC's methods, while the individual has recovered, the disease increases it's power and can thus overcome the fully AARCified subject.  The best one can hope for is that the disease, content to sit upon it's laurels, or perhaps depressed, neglects it's training regiment and becomes flabby and slow.  Science is mind-blowing.
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Re: AARC Graduate - accused murderer takes plea deal
« Reply #13 on: September 06, 2009, 11:59:23 AM »
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An alleged accomplice, Jason Woods, faces trial in September.
Any news?
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Re: AARC Graduate - accused murderer takes plea deal
« Reply #14 on: September 06, 2009, 02:01:04 PM »
No news as yet.  Woods is only up on a manslaughter beef now.  The Miracle of most interest is former AARC staff member Andrew Evans.  Evans is accused of murder in British Columbia.  He jetted back to AARC and turned himself in to Calgary Police.  The AARColytes immediately jumped on Facebook to profess their love for the alleged murderer.  The victim was a prostitute, one of the most vulnerable members of our society and an ideally weak victim.  The bizarro cult Facebook deluge was publicized in the papers in Vancouver.  The AARColytes quickly kiboshed this campaign, as it doesn't look good for the flock to let slip their belief that their "disease" is responsible when one of them short-circuits and kills somebody.  Andy's Dad Roy is still in the saddle, making columns of figures in the Cash-grab Wind Tunnel.
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