Border officers seize 65 kg of cocaine from truck at Surrey crossing


Canada Border Providers Company (CBSA) officers seized about 65 kg of cocaine from a business truck on the Pacific Freeway port of entry in Surrey, B.C., on July 16.

The medicine have been found after a detector canine honed in on 4 packing containers throughout an examination, CBSA stated yesterday in a press launch.

The Edmonton driver was hauling a load of dried items destined for Calgary, and arrested by the B.C. RCMP’s Federal Critical and Organized Crime unit.

A number of expenses have been advisable and the investigation is ongoing.

CBSA Surrey drug seizure
(Picture: CBSA)

“The cocaine seizure introduced right now is a direct results of the laborious work and experience of our CBSA officers and detector canine service. I’m pleased with the workforce on the Pacific Freeway Industrial port of entry and of our invaluable partnership with the RCMP as we work collectively to guard our communities and maintain those that break Canada’s legal guidelines accountable,” stated Nina Patel, CBSA’s regional director common – pacific area.

“This profitable interdiction has prevented giant portions of illicit medicine which might be usually laced with lethal opioids, from making their method into our communities. It’s also an indication of the CBSA, and the RCMP Federal Policing program’s unified, and unwavering dedication to defending Canada’s border, from essentially the most severe prison components that threaten our nation,” added A/Supt. Jillian Wellard, officer accountable for the B.C. RCMP Federal Critical and Organized Crime – Main Tasks workforce


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