Clayton Boucher was wrongfully convicted in 2017 after exonerating evidence withheld in Alberta
Apology part of recent settlement in civil lawsuit.
RCMP disciplined officer for handling of wrongful conviction of Metis man.
RCMP repeatedly harassed Clayton Boucher, wrongly accused him of a being a drug trafficker and then withheld key evidence for months, according to lawsuit.
Alberta Law Society calls in independent counsel to review complaints over wrongfully convicted Metis man
Metis man spent 129 days in jail after his arrest on Jan. 22 in Lac La Biche, Atla. that turned out to be baking soda.
Alberta lawyer denies he knew the so-called drugs were in fact baking powder when his client pleaded guilty to drug possession in May.
An Alberta Crown prosecutor allowed a Metis man to plead guilty to simple drug possession in May after the RCMP told him the so-called drugs weren’t real, APTN News has learned.