16. Regina v. T.S. [Provincial Court of Newfoundland and Labrador – May, 2011]

As a consequence of information received from a so-called reliable confidential source and surveillance conducted by the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary (RNC) client was apprehended at roadside and accused of being in possession of an excess of 100 pounds of cannabis marijuana for the purpose of trafficking. We elected trial by way of a Justice of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador and scheduled a preliminary inquiry. At the conclusion of the preliminary inquiry the learned Provincial Court Judge killed/ terminated this most serious prosecution against T.S. by ordering that he be discharged on all counts.