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  • Alleged drug ring associate pleads not guilty to charges

    A reputed Canadian gangster who authorities say is responsible for major drug distributions in Eastern Washington has arrived in Spokane to face three-year-old Ecstasy charges. Joseph P. Curry, an associate …


  • Cocaine smuggler gets 10 year term

    The last of two drug smugglers arrested in Utah with cocaine bound for a young helicopter pilot in the Colville National Forest has been sentenced to 10 years in federal …


  • Details emerge on international drug ring with Spokane ties

    An international drug ring that led to a young man’s suicide in the Spokane County Jail was headed by four Canadian men, authorities allege, one of whom offered to cooperate …


  • Head of notorious Canadian UN gang gets 30 years

    A man who parlayed a group of rough friends, a disdain for the Hells Angels and what prosecutors describe as “laudable organizational skills” into one of Canada’s most notorious gangs …


  • Drug runner gets six-year sentence

    A drug runner arrested in the investigation of a smuggling ring that used helicopters to fly marijuana, cocaine and other narcotics throughout the region was sentenced during a secret proceeding …


  • Drug runner sentenced in closed proceedings, attorney says

    A drug runner arrested in an investigation of a smuggling ring that used helicopters to fly marijuana, cocaine and other narcotics throughout the region reportedly was sentenced during a secret …


  • Drug web snagged many

    Snow covered the ground and the wind howled furiously as a young Canadian man approached the Colville National Forest, piloting a helicopter packed with marijuana. Federal agents say Samuel Jackson …


  • Pilot’s story sought for big, small screens

    Samuel Lindsay-Brown’s popularity in the sport of extreme mountain-biking led to wide attention when he committed suicide in Spokane County Jail in February. Since then, Lindsay-Brown’s story has been told …


  • Pot-smuggling pilot gets nearly 4 years

    A Canadian helicopter pilot who brought about 150 pounds of marijuana into North Idaho faces nearly four years in prison.


  • Jail suicide victim was B.C. man suspected of transporting pot

    A Canadian man who hanged himself in a Spokane County Jail cell Friday was there on suspicion of delivering 350 pounds of marijuana to undercover DEA agents in northern Washington, …


  • Inmate who hanged self had smuggled marijuana

    A Canadian man who hanged himself in a Spokane County Jail cell Friday was there for delivering 350 pounds of marijuana to undercover DEA agents in northern Washington, federal authorities …

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