Human Smuggling at Abby/Sumas Border

Abbotsford/Sumas – Two U.S. men were recently arrested at the Abbotsford-Huntingdon border crossing after one of them was discovered hiding in a vehicle and trying to be smuggled into Canada.

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) said 38-year-old Amando Cody was discovered hidden inside the truck bed of a pickup truck on June 22.

The driver of the truck was 45-year-old Valdis Joe.

According to CBSA, It was Joe who was trying to seeking entry to Canada.

On June 24, after spending a day in jail, Cody pleaded guilty to one count of entering Canada illegally,

Joe pleaded guilty to lying to border officials.

Each was sentenced to time served.

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