CBSA seizes cocaine worth $14M from truck
The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) seized suspected cocaine worth an estimated £14 million from a commercial truck entering Canada last month. On June 15, a truck driven by Quebec resident Pardeep Singh entered Canada in Fort Erie, Ont. and was referred for a secondary examination. The CBSA discovered and seized approximately 112.5 kg of suspected cocaine inside five duffle bags.CBSA officers found and seized 112.5 kg of suspected cocaine from a commercial truck. (Photo: CBSA)
The CBSA arrested Singh and transferred him and the suspected cocaine under the custody of RCMP officers from Niagara-on-the-Lake Border Integrity unit.
The RCMP have charged 24-year-old Singh of LaSalle, Que.
With importation of a controlled substance, contrary to the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act. Singh will appear at the St.
Catharines Courthouse, Ont., on July 9.