A Sherbrooke, QC chapter member pats Ontario Hells Nomads member Paul "Sasquatch" Porter on the shoulder just outside a police checkspot in Caesarea near Port Perry, ON.
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OTTAWA - The Ottawa-based head of the Hells Angels' elite Nomads is getting his ‘64 Cadillac back.
But Paul "Sasquatch" Porter won't have time for many spins in the vintage Deville. He's expected to be sentenced to two years behind bars next week for having almost a quarter of a kilogram of cocaine the last time he drove it.
"As part of the plea negotiations, we would return the car," Crown attorney Pam Larmondin told a judge Thursday, adding Porter will have to pay Ottawa Police $2,500 for storage since they seized it as offence-related property almost three years ago.
Porter, 49, pleaded guilty in April to possession for the purpose of trafficking, admitting the stash in girlfriend Debbie Brennan's purse worth an estimated $14,000 on the street belonged to him as the pair's trial was set to begin.
Acting on a tip, police stopped the couple after they left a house in Sept. 2009, and found the "nine pack" - nine ounces or 248.1 grams of cocaine.
Sentencing for Porter - nicknamed for his height and girth but now noticeably trimmer - was delayed until Sept. 7 as the survivor of Quebec's deadly biker war battled health problems.
QMI Agency reported in 2004 that the Nomads controlled an estimated 80% of the capital's drug trade.