Archive for March, 2017

Three Roaches

  • March 24, 2017
  • Clayton Rice, Q.C.

On November 30, 2007, the RCMP in Langley, British Columbia, received a 911 call from a woman who was crying and apparently injured. Three officers went to Brendan Paterson’s apartment and knocked on the door. When Paterson opened the door…

Hunch or Intuition

  • March 10, 2017
  • Clayton Rice, Q.C.

On April 11, 2011, Steven Quilop attracted the curiosity of the Calgary police based on an anonymous tip that he was a cocaine trafficker. There was no evidence about the informant’s credibility or reliability. Nor was there any evidence that…