Hells Angel and Olympian granted bail

Pierre Lueders and Ken Leblanc, left, pose with a bunch of flowers after the Bobsleigh Worldcup in...

Pierre Lueders and Ken Leblanc, left, pose with a bunch of flowers after the Bobsleigh Worldcup in Winterberg. Leblanc, a purported Hells Angel, is facing extortion charges. (QMI Agency)

Kevin Martin, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 12:46 AM ET

CALGARY - Hells Angel and former Canadian Olympian Ken Leblanc has been granted bail amid allegations he tried to extort $150,000 from a Calgary businessman.

Provincial court Judge Bob Wilkins on Thursday agreed with defence counsel Ian McKay that Leblanc could be freed pending trial on $7,000 cash bail.

 

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