9. Regina v. J.M. [Calgary PC, Oct., 2007]
Police seized a large quantity of cocaine (8 Kilograms) from a vehicle being driven by J.M. resulting in a prosecution for the possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking, proceeds of crime and the seizure of J.M.’s BMW. Defense review and analysis of Crown disclosure revealed that police were less than forthcoming/candid with the Judge who issued the warrant to search resulting in a successful challenge to the lawfulness of the search and seizure. All charges successfully resolved by way of the entry of aStay of Proceedings is a legal term used to refer to a direction by a Crown prosecutor or a Judge to the Clerk of the Court to terminate a criminal prosecution. Click for more information. and the recovery of J.M.’s BMW.
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