30 KG OF SUS­PECTED CO­CAINE FOUND IN A TRUCK AT THE AM­BAS­SADOR BRIDGE

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The Canada Bor­der Ser­vices Agency ( CBSA) and the Royal Cana­dian Mounted Po­lice ( RCMP) have an­nounced the seizure of 30.6 kilo­grams of sus­pected co­caine at the Am­bas­sador Bridge in Wind­sor.

On Septem­ber 22, 2017, two re­turn­ing res­i­dents, a driver and co- driver, were sent for a sec­ondary ex­am­i­na­tion. Dur­ing the in­spec­tion, sus­pected co­caine was found within the load. Both sub­jects were placed un­der ar­rest and trans­ferred to RCMP cus­tody.

The RCMP has charged Preet Kiran Singh Gill and Suresh Nath Sharma, both from On­tario, with the fol­low­ing of­fences: im­por­ta­tion of co­caine and pos­ses­sion for the pur­pose of traf­fick­ing co­caine.

A to­tal of 30.6 kg of sus­pected co­caine con­sist­ing of 25 bricks was seized. The investigation con­tin­ues.

“Bor­der ser­vices of­fi­cers are com­mit­ted to keep­ing our com­mu­ni­ties safe. This seizure demon­strates the hard work and per­se­ver­ance of our law en­force­ment of­fi­cers work­ing to­gether to pro­tect our bor­der,” said Ta­mara Al­lard, District Direc­tor, Am­bas­sador Bridge Op­er­a­tions, South­ern On­tario Re­gion, CBSA.

If you have in­for­ma­tion about sus­pi­cious cross- bor­der ac­tiv­ity, please con­tact the CBSA Bor­der Watch Toll free Line at 1- 888- 502- 9060.

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