Accused In Project Distress Pleads Guilty, Sentenced
The first of 14 people charged in a massive Manitoba drug sting has been sentenced. Michael Tuan Van Nguyen from Ontario pleaded guilty to his involvement yesterday in Winnipeg. He received a seven and a half year sentence plus a fine of close to $50,000 for bringing a kg of cocaine into Winnipeg. Nguyen and 13 others were charged following a 15-month investigation dubbed Project Distress by Winnipeg Police, Brandon Police and RCMP. Investigators say it targeted drug trafficking and...

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