Skeptical judge acquits trucker caught with heroin at Canadian border

A view of cars lining of at the Watson US-Canada border crossing to illustrate an article about a trucker arrested on drug charges at that border crossing.

An off-duty truck driver caught at the U.S.-Canada border with 13 bricks of heroin in a car was found not guilty on two drug charges by a Canadian judge who determined that his version of events was “plausible.” The driver maintained that someone must have placed the drugs in the trunk while he helped fix another trucker’s rig at a rest stop.

Dump truck driver Gurpreet Mand was found not guilty on April 1, more than three-and-a-half years after his arrest in August 2017. Mand was attempting to...

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