Kamloops

Robertsons trial brings into question RCMP handling of raid

When Kamloops RCMP raided the home of a suspected drug dealer, officers were unaware they were under surveillance themselves. Now, the accused is using that video in his own defence

Evidence of drugs, guns and cash is in question in Robertsons trial; trial should resume in April

Kamloops Law Courts (kamloops.ca)

It was almost two years ago now that Kamloops RCMP held a media conference to show off the spoils of a major drug bust.

They had raided three separate homes owned by a Kamloops couple.

RCMP seized marijuana, cocaine, an arsenal of weapons and a pile of cash.

But that evidence is now in question.

It seems one of those homes was wired with sophisticated video surveillance, and the defence lawyer is using those tapes to cast doubt on the RCMP's methods.

Cam Fortems is following the case, he's a reporter with Kamloops This Week, and brought an update to Daybreak.

To listen to the full interview, click on the link: Robertson trial brings into question RCMP handling of raid.

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