New trial date set in drug case

A new trial date has been set for man arrested almost two years ago after police raided a home in Springbrook.

A new trial date has been set for man arrested almost two years ago after police raided a home in Springbrook.

RCMP alleged finding 2.5 kg of marijuana and several thousands dollars after searching the residence on May 5, 2011.

Anthony Stephen Catonio, 35, has pleaded not guilty to charges of trafficking marijuana, possession of marijuana for trafficking and possession of the proceeds of crime.

Catonio was to have been tried in May 2012, but that hearing did not proceed.

A new trial date of Jan. 17, 2014, was fixed in Red Deer provincial court earlier this week.

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