CBSA busts trucker with 84 kg of suspected cocaine in trailer
A truck driver from Caledon, Ont., has been arrested and faces drug trafficking charges after approximately 84 kg of suspected cocaine was discovered in his trailer at a border crossing in Ontario.
On Dec. 14, 2022, a commercial truck entered Canada at the Blue Water Bridge port of entry in Point Edward and was referred for a secondary examination. During the inspection of the trailer, Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) officers discovered 84 bricks of suspected cocaine.
The CBSA arrested the driver and seized the suspected cocaine. The RCMP took custody of the driver and charged him with importation of cocaine and possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking.
The matter is currently before the Ontario Court of Justice, in Sarnia.
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Why are they not posting the drivers name and the company he was driving for
His name was Chander Sidhar 55 from Caledon. Full story was in the Beacon Herald.
With drivers not being allowed inside many customer’s buildings any more, the Crown will have a tough time proving he knew about it being there.
Clive, i was just going to say that exact same thing, do they know for sure that the driver was involved or had knowledge of the extra cargo in his trailer that he was most likely not involved in loading!…
FOLLOW THE TRAIL RIGHT BACK TO THE SHIPPER , INVESTIGATE , AND HOLD THEM ACCOUNTABLE ALONG WITH THE DRIVER IF POSSIBLE. A MESSAGE NEEDS TO BE SENT THAT THIS WILL NOT BE TOLERATED.