Case involving Thunder Bay Police Chief J.P. Levesque remanded to July 18
Levesque charged on May 23 by Ontario Provincial Police with breach of trust and obstructing justice
The case involving criminal charges against Thunder Bay Police Chief J.P. Levesque has been remanded to July 18 after the matter was first before the courts on Tuesday.
Levesque was charged with breach of trust and obstructing justice by Ontario Provincial Police in May.
Justice of the Peace Marcel Donnio will oversee 1st appearance hearing of <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/tbay?src=hash">#tbay</a> police chief JP Levesque. Levesque not in court room.—@cbcreporter
Crown prosecutor asking for more time for disclosure to defence counsel in JP Levesque case. New court date set for July 18.—@cbcreporter
Levesque is being defended by Brian Gover, who also was not at Tuesday's hearing. He was represented by duty counsel.
A judicial pre-trial is a closed meeting among lawyers and judge to discuss any issues that may arise at trial. Expected in August.—@cbcreporter
Levesque was placed on administrative suspension by the Thunder Bay Police Services Board on May 25. He is also on medical leave.