26. Regina v. M.H. [Provincial Court of Alberta, Calgary – November, 2011]
Client stopped for speeding. Police detect the scent of marijuana and detain client. Subsequent search of motor vehicle reveals the presence of a small quantity of marijuana and cocaine; client charged accordingly with two counts of simple possession of a controlled substance. Client’s professional/executive livelihood in grave jeopardy if conviction(s) entered. Through negotiation with prosecuting authority an arrangement was struck whereby both charges completely withdrawn.
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