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Layton’s court date adjourned for three weeks

The court date for former Telkwa Mayor Brad Layton has been postponed.

Duty Counsel advised Provincial Judge Wendy Bernt to adjourn the matter until April.

They added this is to give him time to find legal counsel and to attend the court date.

Layton was not in attendance to today’s (Tuesday) court appearance at the Smithers Courthouse.

He has been charged with Possession of Fentanyl stemming from an investigation from April 2021 after a traffic stop.

Layton resigned as mayor in January after being elected in March 2019.

His new court date is scheduled to be held at the Smithers courthouse on April 5.

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