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3rd Vermont Man Sentenced in Marijuana Smuggling Ring

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    3rd Vermont Man Sentenced in Marijuana Smuggling Ring
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    The U.S. attorney's office says a Richford, Vermont, man has been sentenced in a cross-border marijuana trafficking ring.

    Jeffrey Donna was sentenced Wednesday to nearly three years in prison.

    The U.S. attorney's office says Donna, and his co-conspirator, Roy "Opie" McAllister II, have been described as kingpins in the trafficking ring that started in the mid-2000s and continued until they were arrested in May 2013.

    As part of the sentence, the 39-year-old Donna forfeited a second home in Florida, a Richford rental property, an SUV and an ATV, 22 guns and $135,000 in drug money.

    The 39-year-old McAllister is facing sentencing on March 19.

    Two other men, including a farmer, are currently serving time for their roles in the drug ring. 

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