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Barberio was not charged in both of the extortion circumstances introduced towards Frantz and the three different males final summer time.
When the arrests have been made, Montreal police acknowledged in a launch the investigation “put an finish to illicit actions of a bunch of people related to (the Montreal Mafia).”
Additionally they mentioned the group rented an area in a constructing on Fleury St. in Montreal North the place they’d meet every day. Individuals who owed cash to the group would present up on the rented house the place “the suspects used intimidation, threats of violence to be able to obtain their objectives.”
In 2014, Frantz pleaded responsible to extortion, careless use of a firearm, and possession of a firearm whereas understanding it was prohibited. He was sentenced to a 90-day jail time period that he was allowed to serve on weekends.
Frantz’s slaying was the 24th murder to be recorded this yr on the territory served by Montreal police. There have been 16 in the course of the corresponding interval final yr.
Decide Salvatore Mascia ordered that Labreche stay detained because the accused can’t request bail till his case strikes to Superior Courtroom. The case returns to courtroom on Dec. 22.