Jim Armstrong, skip of the Canadian wheelchair curling team that won gold in Vancouver, has been arrested for allegedly picking up fake Viagra and Cialis tablets from a post office in Washington. The package was noticed by customs officers in L.A., who notified police and allowed it to go through to the P.O. box of Armstrong’s late wife. Officers were waiting for Armstrong as he left the post office. Their report says the 59-year-old retired dentist told them he was picking up the package for his son, who was planning to sell the pills at clubs in Vancouver. Armstrong has been charged with trafficking in counterfeit drugs and released on a $20,000 bond. His next court date is April 30.
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