Kyla Lee and Paul Doroshenko of Acumen Law acquired a Drager test earlier this year and reported that eating poppyseed cake and drinking coca tea produced a false positive reading for opioids and cocaine.
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Kyla Lee who has successfully argued down distracted driving tickets in court before is pleased with the VPD taking swift action to review the circumstances in this case and ending to the stress that her client was experiencing
The “roadside” driving prohibition, a tool for police to handle cases of impaired driving without going to court, doesn’t literally have to be served at the side of the road, as its name may imply.
Lee, who specializes in impaired driving cases, said she was disappointed to see the original ruling overturned in the Sept. 11 Appeal Court ruling, penned by Justice Elizabeth Bennett.
Ontario says it just wants to make it more convenient for drivers. But criminal defence lawyer Kyla Lee warns that allowing the police to verify insurance information on a smartphone might open you up to abuses of your rights.
Kyla: “My advice would be not to do it. It is incredibly foolish to give police access to as much personal information as you keep on your phone–particularly if that information could in any way incriminate you of just make an officer suspicious…”
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Sex crimes against children rose a staggering 400 per cent in Surrey between 2012 and 2018, according to a report highlighted by the RCMP on Tuesday.
Vancouver lawyer Kyla Lee told Postmedia News that one explanation for the increase was that police were putting more resources into child sex crimes, particular with the advent of the internet and access to chat-rooms and message boards.
According to Kyla Lee, an offence handled as a summary matter carries far lighter penalties than those treated by the Crown as indictable offences.