Update on “Is there anything they won’t smuggle?”

According to an article on today’s news site for The Toronto Sun, a Niagara Regional Police officer and two other men have been charged with smuggling about $200,000 worth of cheese into Canada.  The constable’s charges include conspiracy to commit an indictable offence and breach of trust under the Criminal Code of Canada and Customs Act violations, including making false or deceptive statements, having illegally imported goods and smuggling.  The other two were charged with conspiracy to smuggle goods, breach of trust and three other Customs Act smuggling-related charges.

A spokesman estimated their profit at $165,000.