August 18th, 2017

R v Keller, 2017 Calgary Provincial Court per Tyndale, PCJ:

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As members of the Calgary Police Gang Suppression Team entered into a restaurant, a group of patrons hurriedly left through the back door. The group was caught and detained. A subsequent telephone check confirmed that the accused was bound by a recognizance which he appeared to be breaching. A search then revealed a handgun. Held: … Read More.

August 20th, 2015

R. v. Black, 2015 ABPC 175 per Allen, PCJ

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Trial on charges including possession of controlled drugs. Accused stopped by police while riding a bicycle in downtown Edmonton, and was investigated (questioned) regarding an alleged theft of a bike. Accused was arrested and searched after giving a false name. Held: Section 9 and 10(b) breaches, all evidence excluded. The accused was detained the moment … Read More.

March 17th, 2015

R. v. Urlacher, 2015 ABPC 43 per McIlhargey, PCJ

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Impaired driving trial. Police responded to a complaint of someone shining a flashlight into the window of a home late at night. Police later stopped the accused’s vehicle which was noted to be driving around in the area. No driving pattern. Alleged s. 9 breach. Held: No s. 9 breach. As per Yaran 2009 ABPC … Read More.