Mississauga, Ontario – The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) today announced a seizure of suspected cocaine found in a cargo container.
On May 5, 2017, Border Services Officers (BSOs) were inspecting a cargo container on a flight from Trinidad and Tobago at Toronto’s Pearson International Airport. Upon examining the container further, a false floor was discovered by the BSOs. When opening the floor, 38 bricks of suspected cocaine weighing over 43 kg were found.
“CBSA officers are always on the lookout for contraband. This seizure demonstrates our commitment to Canadians to intercept illegal narcotics and prevent them from hitting the streets of our communities.” – Norm Sheridan, Acting Regional Director General, Greater Toronto Area Region, CBSA
The suspected cocaine was turned over to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.
Canada Border Services Agency