Plea set on drug charge

Cape Breton Post - - CAPE BRETON -

SYD­NEY — A Syd­ney Mines cou­ple will return to pro­vin­cial court in March to en­ter pleas on a drug charge. John Nor­man MacAskill, 49, and Denise MacAskill, 49, both of De­marco Street, are both charged with pos­ses­sion for the pur­pose of traf­fick­ing in mar­i­juana. The of­fence is al­leged to have oc­curred last Nov. 23 in Syd­ney Mines. The pair was ar­rested af­ter Cape Breton Re­gional Po­lice seized nearly four pounds of mar­i­juana af­ter ex­e­cut­ing a search war­rant at a res­i­dence. Both are now sched­uled to en­ter a plea March 6. They con­tinue their re­lease on con­di­tions.

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