Brendan David Aucoin v. Her Majesty the Queen (May 16, 2012)
Case # 34349
This appeal concerns the issue of lawful search and seizure. The appellant was convicted of possession of cocaine for the purposes of trafficking. He appealed his conviction and the two-year sentence imposed by the trial judge. Among the issues raised on appeal was whether the police officer breached the appellant’s Section 8 Charter rights. The appellant claims his Section 8 Charter rights were violated when the police officer conducted a pat-down search.