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Express or Implied, Hearsay is Hearsay

Christopher Baldree was a small time drug dealer in Cornwall, Ontario. One night in May of 2006, Baldree and three other people were smoking marijuana in his apartment.  The Cornwall police, responding to a suspected break-in, knocked on the door. Baldree inexplicably allowed them to come into the apartment where the police found an open safe containing cocaine, a large cardboard box containing a Ziploc bag of marijuana, as well as the joints that Baldree and his friends had been smoking.  The police arrested Baldree and his companions and seized a mobile telephone and some cash.

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