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Powers of search and seizure - Search warrants - Validity

Thursday, September 08, 2016 @ 8:00 PM  

Appeal by the Crown from a voir dire ruling quashing a warrant. The accused was charged with possession of cocaine, heroin and cannabis for the purpose of trafficking. In 2012, the RCMP received information from two confidential informants (CI) that the accused was providing drugs to street-level dealers. Based on that information, the police conducted surveillance of the accused’s home and saw a number of individuals coming and going from the residence, the majority of whom stayed less than 10 minutes. Police prepared an Information to...