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Oct 26 2001

Ontario Superior Court of Justice

Her Majesty the Queen

And

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Released: [REDACTED]

Counsel: [REDACTED], [REDACTED], for Crown

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Judge: [REDACTED]

Ruling:

Two complainants alleged that the accused assaulted them to encourage repayment of drug debts. The accused were members of gang whose primary purpose was criminal activity from drug dealing, stolen property, and other means of criminal livelihood The jury found the five accused guilty of all charges on 12-count indictment charging that they committed various weapons offences and crimes of violence. The accused, [REDACTED], was sentenced to four years imprisonment, which amounted to time served in pre-trial custody. The accused [REDACTED] and [REDACTED] were sentenced to 12 years, the accused [REDACTED] was sentenced to 15 years, and the accused [REDACTED], was sentenced to 24 years imprisonment.