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Mexican drug smuggler put behind Canadian bars

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May 29, 2014 - 9:24 AM

PENTICTON - A Mexican drug smuggler caught at the Osoyoos border was sentenced Monday to six years in jail.

Andy J. Garcia Macias, born in 1995, was arrested in January for smuggling cocaine across the U.S. border into Canada. He had travelled from Mexico, crossing the border on foot into the U.S., making his way north.

He was travelling with another man who was arrested on the American side of the border, however no drugs were found on him.

Garcia Macias is serving his sentence in Canadian federal prison.

To contact the reporter for this story, email Meaghan Archer at marcher@infotelnews.ca or call 250-488-3065. To contact the editor, email mjones@infotelnews.ca or call 250-718-2724.

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