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May 28, 2014 at 8:26 PM

Canadian police probe death of Washington bear hunter

HOUSTON, British Columbia — Canadian police are investigating the shooting death of a Washington state man who had been hunting for bear in northern British Columbia. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police were called Monday to a forest-service area about 100 kilometers (62 miles) south of Houston, B.C., where they found the body of the  59-year-old man. Police…

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January 10, 2014 at 6:27 PM

Former Mountie gets 8 years in drug-smuggling ring

The Associated Press A former investigator with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police was sentenced today in U.S. District Court in Seattle to eight years in prison for helping to lead a marijuana- and cocaine-smuggling ring linked to the Hells Angels. Federal prosecutors said 46-year-old Rapinder Singh Sidhu recruited a border guard on the Canadian side across from…

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