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Suspected drug dealer who refused to poo for 46 DAYS released... on bail

Alan Brown Silver badge

Re: London gang nominal?

> In Canada it's "Known to police."

>

> A clever euphemism for "he's never been arrested, charged, or convicted of any crime, but trust us, we know he's a criminal."

On this side of the Atlantic, it's someone with a criminal record, or a long arrest sheet or someone who keeps showing up associated with known criminals and their activities.

Such people are the first stop when searching for stolen goods, as a f'instance.

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