A man arrested following a traffic stop in Inverness County has had his trial dates set.
John Clayton “Clay” MacDonald, 77, faces a pair of charges- possession and possession for the purpose of trafficking oxycodone.
MacDonald, who elected a Nova Scotia Supreme Court judge-and-jury trial during an election-and-plea hearing in January, was committed to stand trial following a preliminary inquiry in Port Hawkesbury Provincial Court in July.
He was back in court on Friday and had his trial dates set for May 14 to 17, 2019.
In the meantime his lawyer had filed an application in the case…that will be heard on April 16, 2019.
Police say they arrested a passenger when they stopped a car on Rte. 19 in Judique North and seized oxycodone in Aug. 2017.
They say they didn’t charge the driver.