Laboratory dismantled in Danville: two weeks planned for the preliminary investigation in winter 2021
Share October 5, 2020 Updated October 6, 2020 at 10 a.m. Share Laboratory dismantled in Danville: two weeks planned for the preliminary investigation in winter 2021
René-Charles Quirion La Tribune Sherbrooke – Two weeks have been set aside for the winter of 2021 for the preliminary investigation of the four people arrested following the dismantling of the methamphetamine production laboratory in Danville.
Emmanuel Pereira from Sorel-Tracy, Alexandre Beaucage from Saint-Denis-sur-Richelieu, Roxanne Turgeon-Strauss from Saint-Esprit as well as Roxanne Savard from Danville were back on Monday at the Sherbrooke courthouse to set this stage of the proceedings pre-trial.
The four defendants will contest the charges against them during the weeks of February 15 and March 8, 2021.
Roxanne Savard, 45, and Emmanuel Pereira, 46, are accused of producing methamphetamine between April 8 and June 26, 2020 in Danville, drug trafficking, possession for the purpose of trafficking methamphetamine, MDMA and cocaine.
The detention of these two accused was ordered by the court following their release investigation.
They are also accused, along with Roxanne Turgeon-Strauss and Alexandre Beaucage, of possession, production and transport of products and equipment used in the production of synthetic drugs in Danville.
Beaucage and Pereira are also charged with receiving money, while the latter faces a charge of receiving more than $ 5,000 as well as numerous charges related to the possession of a prohibited weapon.
Roxanne Turgeon-Strauss is charged with possession of identification documents which are not made out to her name.
The search in Danville was carried out simultaneously with other places located in Montreal, Sorel, Oka and Terrebonne.
It is Me Émilie Baril-Côté who represents the prosecution in this case.