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POWERS OF SEARCH AND SEIZURE - Seizure - Scope of power

Monday, May 01, 2017 @ 7:18 AM  

Appeal by Tsekouras from convictions for several drug offences. Tsekouras was suspected of heading a drug dealing operation. As the investigation of the operation wound down, grounds to arrest Tsekouras had yet to arise, but surveillance continued. When officers saw Tsekouras move documents from one vehicle to another, they arrested him. The reasons for the arrest were not entirely clear. As a police officer approached, Tsekouras took the battery out of his Blackberry and threw the device when ordered to the ground by the officer. That...