Judge rules some Sandro Lisi search warrants should be made public

Global News

Above: An Ontario judge ruled Wednesday that some of the Sandro Lisi search warrants could be made public. Jackson Proskow reports.

TORONTO –Some of the information police used to obtain search warrants in connection with Alexander “Sandro” Lisi’s arrest will be made public, an Ontario judge has ruled.

Justice Ian Nordheimer made the ruling after media organizations, including Global News, argued the information should be released because it was in the public’s interest. Lisi is a friend of Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, who wrote a character reference for Lisi on city letterhead when Lisi was facing criminal charges this past summer.

The judge ruled Wednesday that some non-confidential documents included in the information to obtain will be made public. Some of the documents could be released as early as Thursday.

Informations to obtain (ITOs) are affidavits police file to justify a search warrant from a judge. Police filed more than…

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