June 3rd, 2019

Crown Withdraws Drug Trafficking Charges Following Cross-Examination of Police Officer – R. v M., 2019 Edmonton Provincial Court

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Client was charged with drug trafficking. The allegations were that the client was involved in a hand-to-hand drug transaction with an undercover police officer. The investigation relied on a “catch-and-release” method, whereby the suspect is identified, but not immediately arrested, following an undercover buy. Held: Charges withdrawn. Crown elected to withdraw the charges at the … Read More.

November 20th, 2017

Impaired Driving, Charges Stayed – R v S(O-P) Edmonton Provincial Court

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Accused charged with impaired driving. Impairment believed to be caused by drugs. Police attended at a parking lot area in response to a complaint of an intoxicated person who had just parked his vehicle. Police investigation began with a search of the accused’s vehicle.   Suspected drug residue and drug paraphernalia found inside the vehicle. … Read More.