Monday, June 7, 2021

Daniel-André Giroux pleads guilty

Daniel-André Giroux rose in court and made a father's plea to hug his daughter.
“With COVID-19, Rivière-des-Prairies has become a prison within a prison. We must stay in our cells 23 hours a day and wear the mask at all times. We are entitled to a 30-minute video visit every three or four weeks. I would like you to take this into consideration in your decision, Judge. It has been 15 months since I saw my partner and my daughter who is sitting in the room. With the permission of the Court, I would like to be able to hug her here." The judge allowed it, leaving some in attendance moved.
Daniel-André Giroux pleaded guilty to gangsterism, conspiracy, trafficking in cocaine and meth and possession of a loaded firearm earlier in the day. The biker was the latest of those accused in the aftermath of Project Objection. The head of the drug network is no saint. He was recorded giving instructions to his top henchmen on the treatment of competing drug dealers. "If they don't like you, we'll beat them and reshape them." "Pick him up, torture him and let him speak,"