Montreal drug smuggling trial stars Hollywood stuntman

The long-awaited trial of four men — including a West Island resident and an Ontario stuntman who has worked on several Hollywood movies — began at the Montreal courthouse Tuesday.

The four are charged with conspiring for more than a year — January 2011 to June 2012 — to smuggle cocaine and hashish into Canada.

Prosecutor Carly Norris did not mention the amount of drugs the men are alleged to have conspired to bring in while they were investigated by the RCMP in a probe dubbed Project Célibataire.

“This is a conspiracy case,” Norris told the jury of six men and six women, noting that no drugs actually entered Canada while the men were being investigated.

The prosecutor informed the jury they will be presented with circumstantial evidence only — not direct evidence.

The accused are Louis Nagy, 59, of Beaconsfield; and Dean Copkov, 52; Marco Milan, 53; and Robert Bryant, 69, of…

Original published: 2018-10-23 22:35:54 Read the full Montreal News here

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