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Former Surrey mayor Doug McCallum’s acquittal has some questioning his investigation
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Former Surrey mayor Doug McCallum’s acquittal has some questioning his investigation

In the wake of former Surrey mayor Doug McCallum‘s acquittal on a charge of public mischief, one of his longtime political allies is calling for a probe into how his case was handled. McCallum was charged last year over a police report he made alleging Keep the RCMP in Surrey campaigner Debi Johnstone had run over his foot during a dispute outside a South Surrey Save-On-Foods on Sept. 4, 2021.B.C. Provincial Court Judge Reg Harris found McCallum not guilty on Monday, ruling McCallum’s foot had, in fact, been run over, and that he had not intended to mislead police despite discrepancies in his story. Read more: Court rules former Surrey mayor Doug McCallum not guilty of public mischief Read More ...
Running over foot not expected to cause fractures, expert witness tells Doug McCallum trial
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Running over foot not expected to cause fractures, expert witness tells Doug McCallum trial

Outgoing Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum‘s foot was, in fact, run over in a supermarket parking lot, and the woman who did it had been involved in a campaign of harassment against him and other city councillors, McCallum’s lawyer has told a B.C. court. McCallum has pleaded not guilty to a charge of public mischief over claims he made that Debi Johnstone, a campaigner with Keep the RCMP in Surrey, ran over his foot outside the Save-On-Foods at the Southpoint shopping centre on Sept. 4, 2021. Read more: Video inconclusive on Surrey mayor’s foot, but other evidence backs mischief case: RCMP Read More Video inconclusive on Surrey mayor’s foot, but other evidence backs mischief case: RCMP ...