08/17/2012 - 51 year old Bruce Larson of Vernon B.C. appeared in Queens Bench Court in Swift Current on Thursday. The day long proceedings involved presentations by the Crown and Defense Council in relation to Larson's arrest in October 2011. Larson is facing numerous criminal charges which he plead guilty to in connection to his role as a courier of drugs from the West Coast of Canada to the Montana/ Saskatchewan border. Court proceedings revealed that between February 2011 and October 2011, Larson was involved in transporting 611kg of Cocaine, 95000 extascy pills and assisted in the transportation of another 30kg of Cocaine. During this time Cocaine was imported from the U.S. through undisclosed meeting places, described as the bald prairie near the Montana/ Saskatchewan border between U.S. and Canadian drug couriers; then driven across Canada to the West coast at which time Extascy pills were exported to the U.S. off the West Coast. Larson's involvement in the trafficking of drugs was said to be initiated by another party known as B.P. who lead the operation from B.C. The total street value of drugs imported and exported through Larson's involvement was stated to be close to $80 Million.