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CONSTITUTIONAL ISSUES - Procedural rights - Trial within a reasonable time

Tuesday, July 31, 2018 @ 8:38 AM  

Appeal by Lecompte from his conviction for trafficking in marijuana and possession of proceeds of crime over $5,000. In 2014, after receiving information from a confidential source, the RCMP intercepted a vehicle driven by the appellant. Chiasson, the appellant’s co-accused, was a passenger in the vehicle. The vehicle and both individuals were searched incidental to their arrests. Officers found three grams of marijuana, a cell phone and $1,200 on Chiasson’s person. Nothing was found on the appellant. From the vehicle, the officers found $17,980 in the...