Appearing in Courtroom 204 this morning, Tuesday March 13,2018, before Judge Danial Newton is Steven Lalonde. Sources tell us Lalonde and his wife Amanda were originally scheduled to plead guilty this morning but we found out there has been a change of plan.
The court receives an application from Lalonde’s lawyer David Bruzzese to have himself removed as Counsel. Steven Lalonde agrees with the application.
Lalonde tells the court he’s having numerous family issues with sick relatives and an ill grandmother in Quebec. Federal Crown Ron Poirier is present as well. Amanda Lalonde and Sam Elliot are not present. Sam Elliot’s lawyer Christopher Watkins is present. Next court appearance for all three are March 26, 2018 to set date for trial.
Steven LALONDE (Thunder Bay, ON) Date of Birth: May 25, 1978
Conspiracy to Traffic in Marijuana (5 counts)
Conspiracy to Traffic in Cannabis Resin (3 counts)
Conspiracy to Traffic in Contraband Tobacco (2 counts)
Criminal Organization (3 counts)
Money Laundering (3 counts)
Possession of a Firearm without a Licence
Sam ELLIOTT (Caledon, ON) Date of Birth: August 23, 1964
Conspiracy to Traffic in Marijuana (2 counts)
Conspiracy to Traffic in Contraband Tobacco Criminal Organization (2 counts)
Amanda LALONDE (Thunder Bay, ON) Date of Birth: February 19, 1979
Criminal Organization (2 counts)
From The Desk of Thunder Bay Courthouse – Inside Edition
(Pictured below Steven Lalonde leaving Thunder Bay Courthouse)