Back on December 2 2017, Gurminder Singh Toor and Kirandeep Kaur Toor from the United States, were stopped by Canada Border Service Agency (CBSA) agents at the Coutts border crossing. 

The couple were delivering produce in a commercial truck from a business in California to a retailer in Airdrie. 

Upon investigation of the vehicle, officers located 84 kilograms of cocaine in various locations throughout the vehicle. 

The drugs have an estimated street value of $3.78 million to $5.208 million, depending on how it is packaged and sold. 

Back in April 2021, Gurminder was convicted by a jury of importing cocaine for the purpose of trafficking and possession for the purpose of trafficking. 

On Wednesday, Justice Johnna Kubik handed down a sentence of 10 years in prison 

Subsequently, Kirandeep was also sentenced to nine years in custody. 

Kirandeep was convicted on the importing charge but was found guilty of the lesser charge of simple possession. 

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