Ernie Yacub’s Statement Following His Submitted Plea

Over the past few months, Ernie Yacub has been fighting charges of possession with the intent to traffic marijuana. After recently submitting a guilty plea, Mr. Yacub had the following statement: “In court today I entered a plea to one count of possession for the purpose of trafficking (ppt) - crown dropped the second count from the second bust - my coaccused, Bill, gets a stay or dismissal on the first count (he wasn’t involved in the second bust). The crown wants a six-month conditional sentence order (like probation), my lawyer, Kirk Tousaw, will argue for an absolute discharge...

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