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Famed architect gets 6 months for drug smuggling

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SAN DIEGO (AP) — A highly acclaimed architect was sentenced Monday to six months in prison for trying to enter the U.S. with nearly 13 pounds of cocaine hidden in his minivan's battery. A federal judge ordered the unusually light punishment after Eugenio Velazquez claimed drug traffickers threatened to kill him if he refused to carry drugs for them. Velazquez, a dual citizen of the U.S. and...

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