Drug-smuggling ring busted on Mohawk Reservation

Police in Canada and the United States arrested 12 people on Thursday as part of an alleged drug-smuggling ring based on the St. Regis / Akwesasne Mohawk Reservation.

Police laid charges against people on and off the reservation, which straddles the border. The leader of the ring allegedly brought in $4 million worth of drugs from Canada into the U.S. every year.

Also arrested was a New York police dispatcher who allegedly provided the suspects with information.

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Police bust Akwesasne pot-smuggling ring (CBC 6/17)
Police say raids busted marijuana smuggling ring (The Montreal Gazette 6/17)
Police Dispatcher Arrested in Drug Case (WCAX-TV 3 News 6/17)
$4 million drug ring crushed (The Plattsburgh Press Republican 6/18)