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Trial date set for men accused of assaulting peace officer near Kamloops

March 23, 2016 - 8:00 PM

KAMLOOPS - Two men accused of assaulting an on-duty officer will stand trial in Kamloops Supreme Court this fall.

Jerry Lee Lamar and Leon Francis Leclerc are both charged with aggravated assault of a peace officer on July 5, 2014.

The pair have elected to be tried by jury and trial is set for the week of Oct. 24 of this year.

A voir dire hearing is scheduled for Sept. 11 to determine what evidence will be admissible during the trial.

Crown prosecutors intend to enter into evidence a dash cam video which recorded the event.

Neither of the men are in custody.

To contact a reporter for this story, email Glynn Brothen at or call 250-319-7494. To contact the editor, email or call 250-718-2724.

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