The CBSA seized 20 bricks of suspected cocaine at the Pacific Highway port of entry Commercial Operations. On May 1, 2020, border services officers conducted an examination on a commercial tractor-trailer and noticed anomalies.
With the help of a CBSA detector dog, 20 bricks of suspected cocaine were discovered. The total weight of the bricks was approximately 20 kilograms. The CBSA estimates that this quantity of suspected cocaine would be worth over $2.5 million.
The driver was arrested, the drugs seized and both were turned over to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Federal Serious and Organized Crime unit for further criminal investigation.