All PPT Charges Dropped by Crown Mid-Trial
Client facing 3 counts of Possession for the Purposes of Trafficking. File was set for a 3-week BC Supreme Court trial. There were numerous issues with the police investigation that were alleged to the Charter by the defence counsel, including:
- Unlawful use of a police agent;
- Arbitrary arrest;
- Unlawful search and seizure of clients person and vehicle; and
- Delay in facilitating access to counsel.
At the conclusion of the first week of trial, crown counsel abandoned the prosecution and Directed a Stay of Proceedings.
Outcome: Charges Dropped. No Criminal Record.
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