July 23rd, 2019

R v M, 2019 Edmonton Provincial Court – Police Can’t Use Traffic Stop As Justification For Detention For General Criminal Investigative Purpose

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Appellant convicted after trial of driving while disqualified and breach of probation. Police were conducting proactive patrols with a view to detecting stolen vehicles, specifically targeting Ford trucks. Appellant was driving a Ford F150 registered to a female. At trial, defence alleged a s. 9 Charter breach. The Trial Judge held that the traffic stop … Read More.