Cocaine trafficking: 14 months in prison for the driver

1161051Although he has served as a driver in alleged trafficker of cocaine, Alain Chicoine will spend a few months behind bars.

Chicoine pleaded guilty to cocaine possession charges for the purpose of trafficking and trafficking in cocaine.

Detained since October 2015, the judge Erick Vanchestein of the Court of Quebec has credited 190 days remand of the accused.

His lawyer Me Caroline Monette and the prosecutor to criminal prosecution Nathalie Robidoux presented to the judge a joint suggestion of 14 months of detention. Sentence to which remand days were withdrawn.

In his guilty plea, Alain Chicoine explained the functioning of the network of cocaine and crack dealers who operated in Magog and Sherbrooke.

Alain Chicoine is also called to testify at the trial of Manon Lafrance, who will be tried Wednesday at the courthouse in Sherbrooke.

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