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Charges dropped against First Nations Chief Allan Adam in violent arrest


Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation Chief Allan Adam, pictured here at a June 6 press conference, accused Wood Buffalo RCMP of assault. (Jamie Malbeuf/CBC)

Charges have been dropped against the chief of a northern Alberta First Nation who was the subject of a violent arrest earlier this year.

The case of Chief Allan Adam of the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation was in front of a Fort McMurray provincial court judge Wednesday.

Court records show charges of resisting arrest and assaulting a peace officer were withdrawn by the Crown.


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