August 11, 2017 3:35 pm

New Brunswick man receives 14 month sentence for cocaine trafficking

A New Brunswick man has been sentenced to 14 months in prison for cocaine trafficking.

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A Haut-Shippagan, N.B. man has been sentenced to 14 months in prison for cocaine trafficking.

New Brunswick RCMP says an investigation targeting street-level drug dealing led to the arrest of 51-year-old Mario Savoie on June 15, 2016.

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On March 30, 2017, Savoie pleaded guilty to a charge of trafficking cocaine.

Savoie was sentenced Friday. He also has been banned from owning firearms for 10 years.

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