St-Remi mayor, son arrested by UPAC

Posted By: Andrew Peplowski · 12/14/2012 8:39:00 AM

UPAC the anti-corruption squad carried out early morning raids in south shore St. Rémi this morning.

Three people were arrested  including the Mayor Michel Lavoie, his son Sébastien and a family friend, and the owner of Dorais Construction, Dominic Dorias.

The three face a total of 17 charges including fraud and conspiracy in connection with zoning bylaw changes related to the bidding and construction of a senior's home and a fire station.

All three remain in custody and are currently being questioned at Surete du Quebec headquarters but they should be released later today.

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