An Alberta Hells Angel found guilty of kidnapping and assault in Hope will be sentenced March 16, 2021.
Neil Patrick Cantrill, along with Stephan Cantrill and Robert Lowry, were charged in relation to an incident in Hope that took place in August 2016. The three were found guilty in New Westminster Supreme Court on July 17, on charges of kidnapping, aggravated assault, extortion, forcible confinement and attempting to choke to overcome resistance.
Court documents describe a business arrangement between Neil Cantrill and victim of the assault Richard Houle involving cannabis grow operations in Hope and Dogwood Valley. The pair began working together in 2001 or 2002 in an arrangement whereby Houle would grow and deliver the product to Edmonton, from there Cantrill would take over distribution.
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