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Guy Lefleur's Idiot Son Gets His Old Man In Trouble With The Law

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Legendary Montreal Canadien Guy Lefleur was convicted today of basically lying in court to protect his son, which would be sort of honorable if the kid wasn't so clearly a jackass.


Over the last year, 24-year-old Mark Lefleur was tried on 23 criminal counts including: sexual assault, kidnapping, forcible confinement, mischief, theft, possession of crack cocaine, ecstasy and marijuana, threatening to kill a Montreal bus driver, dangerous driving causing bodily harm, and damaging a bus. (He also he faces charges in a separate case of assault and uttering death threats.) Most of the charges stem from his "troubled" relationship with his underage girlfriend. He's a real catch.

During the trial, he was released to the supervision of his father and placed under curfew. At a hearing, the elder Lafleur testified that Mark had never left the house while under curfew, but then later admitted that he had personally driven the rascal to meet his 16-year-old girlfriend at a hotel, "because he felt it was important for them to spend some intimate time together." Sheesh.


So a judge issued a very embarrassing (and slightly controversial) arrest warrant for the old man and Guy now faces up to 14 years in prison for misleading a judge. (He'll likely just get a fine.) Mark plead guilty to most of his charges and was given three years probation, with more home confinement. That should be a fun few months at the Lefleur house. If I was this kid's dad, I'd tell the judge to throw the book at him ... or at the very least, a full bucket of frozen pucks.

Lafleur guilty of contradictory testimony [CBC]
Guy-lty [Four Habs Fans]
Lafleur's son gets community time for assault, death threats [CBC]

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