200 ki­los of hash found in choco­late

The Guardian (Charlottetown) - - ATLANTIC -

HAL­I­FAX (CP) - Of­fi­cials say an at­tempt to smug­gle 200 kilo­grams of hash by hid­ing it in choco­late bars was foiled by bor­der of­fi­cers and an X-ray ma­chine in Hal­i­fax. A Mis­sis­sauga, Ont., man is fac­ing mul­ti­ple charges af­ter the discovery in a ship­ping con­tainer at the city’s port. The Canada Bor­der Ser­vices Agency said 51-year-old Owen Ja­gasar was charged with drug pos­ses­sion and im­por­ta­tion June 23.

The agency says the drugs were con­cealed in 100 choco­late bars, each con­tain­ing two kilo­grams of hid­den hashish, and were seized at the port on May 25.

The CBSA, act­ing on a tip, “noted ano­ma­lies in X-ray im­ages while ex­am­in­ing a ma­rine con­tainer.” The ship­ment orig­i­nated in the Nether­lands bound for On­tario..

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