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CONSTITUTIONAL ISSUES - Legal rights - Protection against arbitrary detention or imprisonment

Thursday, May 10, 2018 @ 8:44 AM  

Appeal by the accused, Cuff, from convictions for possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking and breach of probation. Police pulled over the accused for speeding following a short pursuit that ended in an apartment parking lot. The accused approached the police vehicle on foot. The officer asked the accused for his licence, insurance and registration. The accused ran. A back-up officer apprehended and arrested the accused following a foot chase. The accused identified himself and another officer confirmed the identification based on prior interactions...