Georgia Man Gets 18 Months in North Dakota for Smuggling People Across Canada Border
FARGO, N.D. (AP) A Georgia man has been sentenced to 18 months in federal prison after pleading guilty to accusations that he conspired to smuggle people from Mexico across the U.S.-Canada border into and through North Dakota.
Rodolfo Arzola-Carrillo, 39, a Mexican national living in Georgia, pleaded guilty in federal court in Fargo, North Dakota, on Wednesday, the Bismarck Tribune reported.
In November, Arzola-Carrillo "partially carried out the smuggling of seven people who did not have legal permission to cross the border from Canada into the U.S., according to the U.S. Attorneys Office in North Dakota. The group included children ages 4 and 9.