I’m innocent.Why was I arrested and charged?

In the absence of a warrant, a police officer may arrest you if you are found committing an offence.  Alternatively, a police officer may arrest you if he/she has “reasonable and probable grounds” to believe that you have or are about to commit an indictable offence.  What this means in court is that there must have been a “credibly based probability” that you either committed or were about to commit an indictable offence.  Otherwise, the court may deem the arrest unlawful.

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