Canadian accused of strolling a considerable amount of pot into the U.S. from Quebec

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A Canadian man has been charged in a U.S. District Courtroom in Vermont after he was arrested this week when he and two different folks allegedly tried to stroll throughout the U.S. border with a complete of greater than 200 kilos of marijuana on their backs.

In keeping with an affidavit filed in court docket this week, Scott Allan Cameron was arrested Monday night after two border patrol brokers working in North Troy, Vt. — throughout the border from Highwater within the Japanese Townships — noticed three folks carrying very massive backpacks in a wooded space lower than a kilometre from the border.

The identical space had been utilized by another person on June 22 in a failed try to smuggle marijuana into the U.S., and border patrol brokers suspected it might be used once more.

Simply earlier than eight p.m. on Monday, the brokers arrived and started to stroll by way of the woods. They heard the sound of brush breaking. One placed on a pair of night-vision goggles and “he noticed three people strolling south from the course of the worldwide boundary towards the brokers’ location,” Jonathan Mayfield, a border patrol agent with the U.S. Division of Homeland Safety, wrote within the affidavit.