Law society documents reveal how Crown avoided discipline in wrongful conviction of Metis man – APTN News

by ahnationtalk on July 2, 2020160 Views

Jul 02, 2020

Clayton Boucher was wrongfully convicted in 2017 after exonerating evidence withheld in Alberta

Federal Crown prosecutor Erwin Reinhard Schulz told the Law Society of Alberta that the wrongful conviction of Clayton Boucher was all an innocent mistake.

The mistake began when the RCMP told Schulz that two Health Canada tests on powder seized from Boucher by police came back negative for any sort of drug.

That’s because Schulz said he kept believing there were drugs.

He somehow confused these samples of powder sent to Health Canada, which were clearly identified on the exhibit list as being sent to Health Canada, as different illicit street drugs that didn’t need to be tested.

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