The Biggar area farmer accused of 2nd degree murder this summer in the death of Colten Boushie now faces a pair of weapons-related charges.
55 year old Gerald Stanley was in a North Battleford court room this morning where he was charged with two counts of unsafe storage of a firearm in relation to events that occurred on August 9
Stanley is scheduled to make a court appearance on the murder charge in January in North Battleford with a preliminary hearing on the new charges happening in April.
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Stanley has pleaded not guilty to the murder charge which comes after the 22 year old Boushie was shot after what RCMP say was some kind of confrontation on his property.
The death sparked an inferno of racist comments as well as comments regarding vigilante justice which had many including the Premier calling for calm.