Most Active Stories
- Saratoga County Sheriff's Sgt. Resigns, Charged With Misconduct After Video Goes Viral
- Donation Of Historic Amusement Park May Be Brought To Referendum
- Pittsfield's 3rd Thursdays Undergoes Changes For 2015 Season
- Maloney: de Blasio "Should Have Head Examined" After Withholding Clinton Endorsement
- Williams College New Environmental Center Reaching For High Bar
Fri October 26, 2012
Woman Charged with Smuggling Guns to Canada via Vermont
Federal prosecutors say a Florida woman is facing charges she smuggled firearms to Canada by transferring them to a Canadian co-conspirator in a library that straddles the border between Vermont and Quebec.
Prosecutors say 46-year-old Annette Wexler of Gibsonton, Fla., was indicted Thursday by a grand jury sitting in Burlington.
She's charged with making false statements to firearms dealers in Florida, illegally exporting the guns to Canada and dealing firearms without a license.
Prosecutors say that between July 2010 and April 2011 Wexler bought the guns from licensed dealers in Florida. She's accused of transferring them to a Canadian co-conspirator at the Haskell Free Library, which sits on the border between Derby Line, Vt., and Stanstead, Quebec.
Wexler's lawyer did not return a call seeking comment.
Copyright 2012 Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.