Burton is now scheduled to enter pleas to the charges Sept. 25.
Trial date assigned to Ingonish Beach man on drug charges
SYDNEY — A 20-year-old Ingonish Beach man has entered pleas of not guilty to drug and weapon offences and has been assigned a trial date. Luke Joseph Hardy is charged with three counts of possession for the purpose of trafficking and single counts of possession of an unauthorized weapon and possession of such a weapon in a vehicle. The offences are alleged to have occurred July 1 in Ingonish Beach. A provincial court trial is now set for Dec. 11.