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Testimony of officers who face allegations poses challenge for lawyers

Thursday, September 07, 2017 @ 3:52 PM | By Terry Davidson

Criminal defence lawyer Tina Kaye has some tough questions for Toronto Police Const. Michael Theriault.

Tina Kaye, Tina Kaye LawBut Kaye, of Tina Kaye Law, may be very limited in what she can ask during her potential upcoming courtroom cross-examination of Theriault, who in May 2016 arrested and charged Kaye’s client with impaired driving and is set to take the stand in the client’s trial.

What will be in Kaye’s crosshairs is the officer’s credibility, as Theriault, himself, was charged late last year with some hefty...