Mayor Rob Ford crack video described in new police documents

‘Mayor FORD is holding what appears to be a glass cylinder,’ police document says

Aaron Harris/Reuters

Aaron Harris/Reuters

Newly released police documents describe, in detail, what appears to be the infamous crack video that Toronto Mayor Rob Ford once denied was real.

The documents were released Wednesday morning and are part of the documents police submitted to the court in order to get access to the Mayor’s cell phone records. The documents are part of the larger Toronto police investigation dubbed Project Brazen 2.

One section of the documents describes what police saw in the alleged video, which was filmed in February 2013, according to the document.

“The video appears to have been filmed surreptitiously showing mayor FORD consuming what appears to be a narcotic while inside a residence,” part of the document reads.

“Mayor FORD is holding what appears to be a glass cylinder in one hand and a lighter in the other hand while engaged in conversation with individual(s) off camera… At one point, mayor FORD holds the glass cylinder to his mouth. Lights the lighter and applies the tip of the flame to the tip of the glass cylinder in a circular motion.

“After several seconds mayor FORD appears to inhale the vapour which is produced, then exhale the vapour.”

None of these allegations have been proven in court.

Here’s a photo of the section of the documents, which describes the video:




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