Brampton driver charged after 70kg of suspected cocaine seized from truck

by Today's Trucking

A truck driver from Brampton, Ont., has been arrested after Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) officers seized 70kg of suspected cocaine from a truck at the Peace Bridge in Fort Erie, Ont.

On March 14, a commercial truck entered Canada and the vehicle and driver were referred for secondary examination. During the inspection, CBSA officers discovered three duffle bags containing bricks of suspected cocaine, weighing approximately 70 kg.

Picture of suspected cocaine seized from truck
Suspected narcotics seized at the Peace Bridge on March 14. (Photo: CBSA)

The CBSA arrested the driver and seized the suspected cocaine. RCMP Niagara-on-the-Lake Border Integrity took custody of the driver and the evidence, and have charged him with importation of cocaine.

The investigation is ongoing and court has been set for May 4 in the Ontario Court of Justice in St. Catharines.

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  • Again, no naming of the accused. This is public record but this publication is choosing not to inform its readers. Hmm, let’s see. From Brampton. Maybe this publication doesn’t want to offend potential readers or customers of its advertisers. Not sure I buy into the “wokeness” thing but this reeks of PC. How about treating your readers like adults?

  • No names so no pack drill, but we can guess.
    This sort of thing by a few makes us all look bad as if we aren’t looked down upon by the general public enough already.