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From the Docket
Is that enough evidence to find the passenger guilty of possession of cocaine?
That’s the question a...Read More
There’s no odor of alcohol and the driver says he had nothing to drink.
Police check his driver’s licence and vehicle documentation. All in order.
Odor of unburnt marijuana
While standing at the...Read More
The appeal was filed by Mr. Kukemueller who showered police with expletives when they entered onto his property...Read More
If you’ve just been arrested, can police search your cell phone?
The Supreme Court recently considered this issue and answered the question with a qualified “yes.”
The court considered the case of Kevin Fearon, who had been arrested following an armed robbery by two men in July 2009. The...Read More
Police stop you and ask your name. You lie.
The question: have you committed the offence of obstruct peace officer?
An Ontario appeal court recently tackled this question and provided the following answer: it depends.
“Two-second” computer check
Using her police radio she ran a “two-second”...Read More
This is a principle that should impel the Crown Attorney to drop the case against Ken Pagan who appears in Toronto’s Old City Hall court on November 24 on a charge of mischief for allegedly hurling a...Read More
Drugs and...Read More
From the Legislature
Jail pending trial...Read More