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9 years for cocaine smuggler: CBSA

Darpan News Desk The Canadian Press, 04 Apr, 2024 12:02 PM
  • 9 years for cocaine smuggler: CBSA

The Canada Border Services Agency says a man who got caught smuggling more than 70 kilograms of cocaine into Canada through the Pacific Highway border crossing has been sentenced to nine years in prison.

Gerry Crawley, a commercial driver from New Brunswick, came through the Surrey crossing in March 2021 with a tractor-trailer of products from California.

A search by border officers found 64 wrapped bricks hidden within the vehicle, which the agency says would have been worth millions of dollars on the streets.

The C-B-S-A says Crawley’s sentence, announced in February, should send a message to others involved in the distribution of illicit drugs

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