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British Columbia, May 28 (Canadian-Media): Seizing of 20 bricks of suspected cocaine was announced May 27 by Canada Border Service Agency (CBSA), at the Pacific Highway port of entry Commercial Operations, CBSA reports said.
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Border services officers, working in collaboration with the CBSA Pacific Region Intelligence Section, conducted an examination on a commercial tractor-trailer on May 1. and found anomalies.
They were then able to discover 20 bricks of suspected cocaine weighing approximately 20 kilograms, with the help of a CBSA detector dog.
The driver of the vehicle was arrested.
Both the driver and the seized drugs were turned over to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) Federal Serious and Organized Crime Unit for further criminal investigation.
CBSA is mandated to provide integrated border services to support national security and public safety while ensuring free flow of legitimate trade and travel to and from Canada.
CBSA estimated the worth of quantity of suspected cocaine to be over $2.5 million.