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Supreme Court upholds Alberta drug-trafficking conviction

OTTAWA - The smell of freshly burnt marijuana and a wad of cash was enough evidence for police to arrest a man in Alberta four years ago, the Supreme Court of Canada says.

In a short ruling handed down Thursday, the court said an RCMP officer did nothing unconstitutional when he arrested Derek Loewen and then searched his car on a hunch.

May 9, 2011  By

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