Head of Gravelle crime family pleads guilty

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put him away

Milton, Canada

#1 Dec 4, 2010
Head of Gravelle crime family pleads guilty to mischief charge

A notorious Hamilton criminal slipped in and out of court Friday afternoon sporting two black eyes and entered a quick guilty plea to a minor mischief charge.

Paul Gravelle, 63, who has been living in Mexico for the past five years, was remanded out of custody until sentencing on Dec. 17 by Ontario Court Justice Marjoh Agro.

Agro ordered Gravelle’s passport confiscated and released him on strict terms of bail and a $5,000 surety posted by his sister-in-law.

Assistant Crown attorney Tony Leitch said Gravelle was arrested after throwing a rock through the window of a private residence at about 8:30 p.m. on Thursday. Gravelle fled and the homeowner gave chase and the two men came to blows.

Gravelle was also charged with assault. The prosecutor read in the facts on that charge, but the charge was withdrawn following his plea to mischief under $5,000.

The oldest of five brothers, Gravelle has a lengthy criminal record, although his convictions are now quite dated.

Gravelle moved to Mexico in early 2005. His departure came during a tense time for the drug-trafficking members of the Gravelle family, when his younger brother, Andre, was charged with the alleged contract killings of a Hamilton lawyer, Lynn Gilbank, and her husband, Fred Gilbank. The couple was shot to death in their Postans Path home in Ancaster in the early hours of Nov. 16, 2004.

The murder charges were withdrawn against Andre Gravelle and his co-accused, Johnny K-9 Croitoru, on the eve of their preliminary hearing on June 12, 2006. Andre is currently serving a five-year sentence for his part in a $15 million high-seas drug smuggling ring that police and the Canadian Navy broke up off the coast of Nova Scotia in September 2008. Other family members were convicted in the drug bust, including brothers Denis Gravelle, 53, and Daniel, 49, and their cousin Edgar Gravelle, 28.

Police say Gravelle family members live extravagant and lavish lifestyles with few means of legitimate support
Unknown

Kingston, Canada

#2 Nov 20, 2011
Family of losers!!!! They give Hamilton a bad name. Karma one day they will get theres, fingers crossed anyways
Greek cat

Toronto, Canada

#3 Mar 4, 2013
Big UPS they are good stand up people. Andre is a sick ping pong player too lol.
known

Dunnville, Canada

#4 Aug 28, 2013
unknown is the biggest loser that there is. He should keep his bitch mouth shut. The Gravelles bring excitement to this boring city.
birddog

Hamilton, Canada

#5 Dec 25, 2013
andrew I hear k9 is sick in bc jail
birddog

Hamilton, Canada

#6 Dec 25, 2013
some one said he has cancer is this true
birddog

Hamilton, Canada

#7 Dec 25, 2013
birddog wrote:
andrew I hear k9 is sick in bc jail
get well buddy
known

Cancún, Mexico

#8 Dec 26, 2013
There is some truth to the rumor that K9 is sick. They keep throwing him in the slammer for stuff that would not even warrant another look in any other country.
The Prisoner

Cancún, Mexico

#9 Dec 26, 2013
The Gravelle's are good people. They are fun to be with. Everyday is a holiday , every meal is a banquet. They make you laugh with their jokes and good humour. I want to be just like them. Women love them. They are the best.
The Prisoner

Cancún, Mexico

#10 Dec 26, 2013
Unknown wrote:
Family of losers!!!! They give Hamilton a bad name. Karma one day they will get theres, fingers crossed anyways
A cop must have written this comment with all it's bad grammar. They kill their own.
Vito

Toronto, Canada

#11 Dec 27, 2013
the survey

Niagara Falls, Canada

#12 May 14, 2014
Hope all is good in the hood miss the good times "" eye of the tiger''' lol
Rita

Hamilton, Canada

#13 Dec 11, 2014
I love Andre Gravelle big dick too

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