Andy Radic, 79, gets prison term for drug trafficking

A Thunder Bay judge has sent a 79-year-old man from Serbia to two years in prison for drug trafficking.
A Serbian man was arrested in the parking lot of a Memorial Avenue hotel last summer, after Thunder Bay police seized nearly $700,000 worth of oxycodone pills in a hotel room. (CBC)

A Thunder Bay judge has sent a 79-year-old man from Serbia to two years in prison for drug trafficking.

The case goes back to last summer, when Andy Radic was arrested in the parking lot of a Memorial Avenue hotel.

Police seized nearly $700,000 worth of oxycodone pills in a hotel room, which they said were destined for distribution in Thunder Bay.

Radic pleaded guilty to charges of possession and trafficking.

In addition to the jail time, he can't own weapons for 10 years, and must submit a DNA sample.

Charges against another Serbian man, a 73-year-old, were withdrawn.

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