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  • Dangerous driver who killed two passengers arguing charter violation negates conviction

    KAMLOOPS - A man convicted of dangerous driving killing his two passengers could have his guilty verdict overturned if lawyers successfully prove key evidence in the case against him was in violation of his charter right against unreasonable search and seizure.
  • Appeal denied for man convicted in child porn ring

    KAMLOOPS — The B.C. Court of Appeal dismissed a man’s request to overturn his conviction on several child porn charges because of his right to privacy.
  • Convicted gunman gets prison time credited through appeal

    KAMLOOPS – A drug dealer who was convicted of shooting a man in the shoulder won his appeal to have each day he spent in jail awaiting trial count as a day and a half towards his total sentence.

    Brandon “Cheddar” Clifford Schell, was one of five convicts who had their sentences changed by the B.C. Court of Appeal Friday alone and among dozens since a Supreme Court of Canada ruling in April, 2014.
  • Jail for killing pedestrian? No, judge says house arrest instead

    KAMLOOPS – A Kamloops man who struck and killed a 66-year-old woman in a crosswalk will serve his sentence at home instead of jail after a judge overturned his original six-month jail sentence on Friday, Feb. 13.

    At an appeal hearing in Kamloops Supreme Court, Justice Alison Beames

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