Melissa Missy Giove – Eric Canori – Melissa Missy Giove Arrested – Eric Canori Arrested – Melissa Missy Giove and Eric Canori Arrested on Drug Charges
37-year-old Melissa “Missy” Giove, former mountain biking world champion, and Eric Canori, 30, were arrested on federal drug charges in upstate New York after authorities seized more than 400 pounds of marijuanam, along with over US$1million and packing material.
If found guilty, Giove and Canori could face up to 40 years in jail and a fine of up to $US2million.
Melissa Giove was one of downhill mountain biking’s first female superstars, winning world and national titles before retiring six years ago.”
U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) spokesperson Erin Mulvey said the DEA learned of Giove and Canori’s plans when Illinois State Police notified them about a suspicious traffic stop on June 13. DEA officials put their vehicle under surveillance until it arrived in Wilton. Mulvey said the drugs’ final destination is ‘still under investigation.’”