Etheridge Convicted and Sentenced on Charges from Operation B-Tarantula
Twenty-eight-year-old Dustin Etheridge was convicted on a number of criminal charges stemming from a joint RCMP/RNC investigation, Operation B-Tarantula, and was sentenced on September 16.
Etheridge was arrested on May 16, 2018, for conspiracy to commit murder on Bradley John Summers and was charged with a number of offences during the course of the investigation.
Convictions on the charges from Operation B-Tarantula include:
conspiracy to commit murder
possession of a loaded firearm
conspiracy to traffic in cocaine
possession of proceeds of crime
Etheridge was sentenced to 10 years, less 555 days for time served on remand.
In addition, other orders were imposed including:
a submission to the National DNA databank
a 10-year Firearms Prohibition, following his release
forfeiture of $176,510 cash and various offence-related property, including a firearm