A 41-year-old Canadian man has been sentenced to greater than 11 years in jail for conspiring to smuggle 1000’s of kilos of marijuana into the US via the Akwesasne Mohawk Indian Reservation in northern New York.
Colin Stewart, of Elgin, Quebec, admitted that he and his co-conspirators smuggled 1000’s of kilos of marijuana for distribution all through the northeastern United States.
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Stewart additionally admitted that he organized the smuggling, paid his co-conspirators, and personally transported 1000’s of kilos of the drug throughout the St. Lawrence River onto the reservation.
Chief United States District Courtroom Choose Glenn T. Suddaby additionally ordered Stewart to serve 5 years of supervised launch when he will get out of jail and pay a $10,000 superb.
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The sentencing was introduced Monday in Albany.