Benoît Roberge to go straight to trial in Hells leak case
Former organized crimes investigator accused of selling police info to Hells Angels
Benoît Roberge, the former Montreal police investigator arrested on suspicion of leaking sensitive information to the Hells Angels, gave up his right to a preliminary hearing this morning in court.
The move means he will skip right to trial.
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Roberge also gave up the option of being tried by a jury, instead choosing to present his case in front of a single judge.
He was arrested Oct. 5, 2013 at his home on Montreal’s South Shore.
He is facing two charges of gangsterism, one count of obstruction of justice and one count of breach of trust.
Roberge is expected back in court March 13.