Major cocaine bust at Ontario/U.S. border crossing

A detector dog helped uncover 123 kilograms of suspected cocaine in a pickup truck May 6 at the...

A detector dog helped uncover 123 kilograms of suspected cocaine in a pickup truck May 6 at the Blue Water Bridge. The suspected drugs were in 105 packages, and two men from Stoney Creek, Ont., are facing drug charges. SUBMITTED PHOTO

QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 10:57 AM ET

POINT EDWARD, Ont. — Canadian border guards say they uncovered more than 123 kilograms of cocaine in a pickup truck at the Blue Water Bridge last week.

Canada Border Services Agency said 105 small packages were discovered May 6 by a detector dog after the truck was sent for secondary examination at the Ontario border crossing.

Two men from Stoney Creek, Ont., face drug charges including importation and possession of a controlled substance, possession of drugs for the purpose of trafficking, and conspiracy to import a controlled substance.

A bail hearing is scheduled for May 16.

 


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