CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 18, 1998 |
A Mission Viejo man was indicted Wednesday on federal smuggling charges in connection with the arrival of 57 New Caledonia geckos at Los Angeles International Airport, authorities said. Adrian Sheldon Cunningham, 43, was charged with smuggling the geckos and denying in a U.S. Customs Service declaration that he was bringing live animals into the country, Assistant U.S. Atty. William Carter said.