Springbrook man to have trial in May 2012 for marijuana ccharges

A Springbrook man will have a trial about a year after he was charged with marijuana trafficking offences.

A Springbrook man will have a trial about a year after he was charged with marijuana trafficking offences.

Tony Stephen Catonio, 33, will be tried on May 11, 2012, in Red Deer court following a brief appearance on Thursday.

Catonio, who is on $1,500 cash bail release, was charged on May 5 by RCMP with three alleged offences.

Red Deer Rural RCMP, acting on reports of suspicious activity, executed a search warrant at a private Springbrook residence. They found 2.5 kg of marijuana and seized several thousand dollars.

Police said earlier the street value of the pot is about $22,000.

Catonio faces charges of trafficking in marijuana, possession of marijuana for the purpose of trafficking and possession of money that is a proceed of crime.