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The repeat offender Marcel Bergeron gives up his freedom

marcel-bergeron-ete-arrete-em(SHERBROOKE) The repeat offender of drunk driving Marcel Bergeron gave up his freedom Wednesday at the courthouse of Sherbrooke.

The man, 56, who is in detention since May 25, gave up its investigation of release.

Conrad Chapdelaine judge of the Court of Quebec ordered his detention until the end of proceedings.

Bergeron was arrested after swerving on the road to Fontainebleau Weedon in May.

the scene of the witnesses contacted the Sûreté du Québec in the Haut-Saint-François who spoke on the scene of the accident.

Led to the position of the SQ in Cookshire-Eaton, Bergeron registered a blood alcohol level that exceeded twice the legal limit.

Bergeron has already been convicted in 2000 and sentenced to three years in prison with a driving ban of six.

Marcel Bergeron had caused an accident by failing to perform his mandatory stop at Stoke. October 21, 2000, Marcel Bergeron still had a beer bottle between his legs when rescuers have pulled his car after the collision.

In this accident, he had also injured two passengers who were seated in his vehicle.

The accident at the intersection of 4th and Highway 216 were killed Mario Charest in Granby.

The repeat offender of drunk driving was sentenced for driving while impaired in 1981, 1984 and twice in 1986, 1991, 1996 and then 2000. His last conviction was in 2008 when he was sentenced to 18 months in prison and a driving ban of five years.

His lawyer Jean Leblanc presented the case to July 20 next.

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