Membertou Band Councillor Enters Not Guilty Pleas
A Membertou band councillor entered not guilty pleas today on a number of charges, including extortion.
34-year-old Cary Paul also faces counts of break and enter, theft over $5,000, mischief relating to property damage and breaching a court order.
Paul is accused of breaking into a Membertou business in January and stealing more than $5,000.
He’s also accused of threatening Membertou chief and CEO Terry Paul in April in order to get money.
In September of last year, Cary Paul was given a conditional sentence and a year’s probation after a fight with another band councillor and two other people from Membertou.
He continues his release and is due back in court on January 26th.