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Alberta drug dealer gets lighter sentence due to ‘humiliating’ RCMP strip search

EDMONTON -- A small-time drug trafficker has been handed a lighter sentence after the judge ruled the man was forced to undergo a humiliating and degrading strip search by RCMP.

March 23, 2017
By John Cotter

Dylan Brown, 26, pleaded guilty in December to selling cocaine and meth worth about $120 to an undercover Mountie in Sherwood Park near Edmonton.

Brown was taken to the RCMP detachment, where he was strip searched, which was videotaped.