Tuesday 16 July, 2019

43 kilos of Cocaine arrive in Canada from Trinidad

CBSA officers seize 43 kg of cocaine aboard Pearson airport flight
CBSA cocaine seizure
Canadian border agents discovered a "false floor" in a cargo container aboard a flight that landed at Pearson airport from Trinidad and Tobago. Underneath the floor, 38 bricks of cocaine, weighing more than 43-kilograms were located. (Canada Border Services Agency)

CBSA officers seize 43 kg of cocaine aboard Pearson airport flight CBSA cocaine seizure Canadian border agents discovered a "false floor" in a cargo container aboard a flight that landed at Pearson airport from Trinidad and Tobago. Underneath the floor, 38 bricks of cocaine, weighing more than 43-kilograms were located. (Canada Border Services Agency)

Canadian border service agents have reportedly seized more than 43-kilograms of cocaine in a shipping container which was sent on a flight from Trinidad and Tobago.

The cocaine was discovered in the fake floor of a cargo container aboard a flight that landed at Pearson International Airport last month.

Officers inspected the container’s contents in a routine screening on May 5, according to Canada Border Services Agency.

“Upon examining the container further, a false floor was discovered,” a news release said.Underneath the floor, 38 bricks of cocaine, weighing more than 43-kilograms were located.

The illegal narcotic was turned over to the RCMP.

“CBSA officers are always on the lookout for contraband,” CBSA acting regional director general Norm Sheridan said.

“This seizure demonstrates our commitment to Canadians.” 

 

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