Until about a decade ago, cross-border smuggling was almost always by sea and air. So popular is Windsor-Detroit for marijuana smuggling that shipments are sometimes sent by land from Vancouver to Toronto, then on to Windsor and across to the U. Arora, soon to be married, agreed. Sidhu was parked in the median on a major Calgary street and Grewal pulled up, so their trucks were nose to nose. To order copies of Toronto Star articles, please go to:

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During that time, he also got married in India and brought his wife to Canada. In his opening statement, Pollock told the court Grewal bxldev the sole occupant of a tractor-trailer when it stopped at the Ambassador Bridge on the night of April 12,for a routine check. Bagri, 51, is yet to be sentenced.

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Of the 15 to 18 significant drug seizures at the Truc, crossing each year, about 70 per cent involve Indo-Canadian transport drivers, many of them recent immigrants to Canada, said federal prosecutor Richard Pollock. So much so, he said in his opening statement, that Grewal had to break it off with a hammer, cutting his thumb in the process.

I do care for them. After crossing the border, the drugs were then delivered to a warehouse in Mississauga for eventual street sale in the Greater Toronto Area.


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The cause of the accident is unknown, but speed and alcohol are not considered factors. He was bringing back a load of aluminum coils. A home telephone listing was disconnected and a phone number for Prime 9 could not be located.

According to the plea agreement, the modus operandi was simple: Nachhattar Chohan, president of the Brampton-based Indian Trucking Association, said there is no doubt the trucking industry has been infiltrated by drug smuggling. Sidhu is charged with conspiracy to vrewal with intent to distribute cocaine and conspiracy to export cocaine.

Arora, soon to be married, agreed.

It was baldv first day of his trial, on Sept. Over the course of andArora admitted to smuggling at least five shipments of cocaine into Canada.

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Arora, soon to be married, agreed. Management at Chohan Carriers have set up a trust fund for Grewal’s family in his name.

No one wants to target Indo-Canadian truck drivers. March 21, 5: He was arrested on Aug.

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China’s retaliation a ‘well proven pattern’. A dog trained to sniff out narcotics was brought inside the trailer and noticed nothing suspicious. He had been driving a truck for a few years and had a clean record when he was approached by a man he knew at a Sikh temple in Mississauga. Trump’s presidency enters second year.


It was the first day of his trial, on Sept.

In most cases, suspects plead not guilty and say they were unaware of truci presence of drugs in the trailer. For a while, Vancouver was where drugs were transported across Canada before hitting the Toronto area.

My Star location Select Location. The trailer was sent for inspection where it was scanned with a special low-energy x-ray machine used to identify illegal drugs, guns or currency. For a while, Vancouver was where drugs were transported across Canada before hitting the Toronto area.

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In his last moments, Grewal pushed Sidhu out of the SUV’s path and it missed him by a matter of inches. His lawyer, Parmanand Prashad, said his client regrets this decision more than anything else in his life. Together with Arora, he has pleaded guilty to trafficking more than 1, kilograms of cocaine from the U.

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