ABOVE: A look at the investigation into Mayor Rob Ford. Sean Mallen reports.
TORONTO – Mayor Rob Ford and an alleged video purporting to show him smoking crack cocaine have been the target of a months-long police investigation, according to documents released by an Ontario judge Thursday.
The documents are part of an information to obtain – an affidavit filed by police to justify a search warrant – and were made public Thursday after several media organizations, including Global News, fought in court to have them released.
None of the statements in the documents have been proven in court.
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The documents were filed in support of a search warrant connected with Ford’s friend – Alexander “Sandro” Lisi. But Lisi was not the target, the documents suggest.
Read the full document, including redactions, below: