Canadian man caught with sled full of drugs sentenced

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Posted: Aug 23, 2016 5:33 PM

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Prosecutors say a Canadian man caught pulling a sled carrying more than 280,000 prescription pills across the border into Vermont has been sentenced to a year in prison.

Authorities say 21-year-old Cedrik Bourgault-Morin of Quebec, was found with about $1.6 million worth of Xanax pills after he tripped a sensor while smuggling the drugs across the border in a sled on Jan. 13.

Authorities say the pills weighed 182 pounds.

Bourgault-Morin was sentenced on Monday.

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Information from: The Burlington Free Press, http://www.burlingtonfreepress.com