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B.C. trucker faces 10 years in U.S. prison for pot smuggling

November 21, 2012

A 60-year-old North Vancouver trucker is facing a minimum of 10 years in an American prison after being convicted in a Seattle court of helping to smuggle marijuana into the U.S. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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More appeals over Jarrod Bacon’s prison sentence

November 10, 2012

A second appeal of Jarrod Bacon’s prison sentence for conspiracy to traffic cocaine. The notorious member of the red scorpion gang was sentenced to 12 years back in may.  But he received credit for time already served — bringing it down to 7 years, two months. Crown Counsel said that wasn’t not enough. They had [...]

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Judge sentences man to life in prison for shooting US Rep. Giffords, killing 6 in rampage

November 8, 2012

The man who pleaded guilty to a deadly Arizona shooting rampage that wounded former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords has been sentenced to life in prison. U.S. District Judge Larry Burns sentenced 24-year-old Jared Lee Loughner on Thursday for the January 2011 attack that left six people dead and Giffords and others wounded. News1130: Recent News [...]

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Another Stanley Cup rioter is heading to prison

November 6, 2012

A Vancouver Island man who participated in last year’s Stanley Cup riot is going jail. Timothy Lau of Comox will spend four months behind bars for his part in the riot and will be under probation for two years. The 22 year old must also pay a fifteen-hundred-dollar fine. Crown prosecutors said during the trial [...]

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Another Stanley Cup rioter is heading to prison

November 6, 2012

A Vancouver Island man who participated in last year’s Stanley Cup riot is going jail. Timothy Lau of Comox will spend four months behind bars for his part in the riot and will be under probation for two years. The 22 year old must also pay a fifteen-hundred-dollar fine. Crown prosecutors said during the trial [...]

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