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A 33 year old Windsor man, who police found with marijuana in his hockey bag in 2010, was sentenced Thursday to two years for possession with intent to traffic.

Superior Court Justice Renee Pomerance, who accepted a joint submission by the defence and prosecution, also handed Jesse Thibert a 10 year weapons prohibition and ordered him to submit a DNA sample to a national registry.

Defence lawyer Maria Carroccia said though her client was found with 16 kilograms of marijuana which has an estimated street value of $240,000 the case was tricky because Thibert might have had cause to challenge the police search and seizure.

Carroccia said the sentencing into account some of the competing considerations. I know it was a large quantity of marijuana. But on the other hand there were some charter issues in relation to the arrest and the searches. on a tip, Win Cheap Oakley Sungl Cheap Oakley Sunglasses asses dsor police were conducting surveillance on a home they believed was a drug stash house Nov. 2, 2010, when they saw Thibert lifting what seemed to be a heavy hockey bag into the back of his green Ford Ranger pickup truck. The officers noted that he did not seem to have hockey sticks.

Officers stopped his truck at Homedale Avenue and Wyandotte Street East. They searched his hockey bag and found vacuum sealed packages of marijuana. They also found similar packages in a gym bag in his truck. Police then conducted a search at his residence in the 800 block of Westminster and found a few more bags.

Carroccia said police weren looking Cheap Oakley Sunglasses for her client that day.

were some questions about the legality of the arrest as well as the se Cheap Oakley Sunglasses arches, said Carroccia, noting that she would have explored those ideas if the case had gone to trial. Crown would have had to satisfy the court that there were reasonable and probable grounds to believe that he was committing an offence at the time of his arrest, not just that there was suspicion that he was committing an offence. said her client, who had a prior criminal record, is dealing with the sentence as best as can be expected.