By Associated Press –
Friday, July 28, 2023
PEMBINA, N.D. — Canadian border agents seized almost 140 pounds (63 kilograms) of cocaine price $6 million from a industrial truck in quest of to enter the country from northeastern North Dakota, officials acknowledged.
The haul turned into learned July 14 in a search of the truck on the Emerson port of entry in southern Manitoba, correct north of the border crossing at Pembina, North Dakota, in accordance to a joint observation released Thursday by the Canada Border Services Agency and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.
Canadian officials acknowledged it turned into the largest narcotics seizure at any Manitoba port of entry in the final five years.
“Any disruption to the circulation of equipment into this country has a long way-reaching outcomes and has a vital impact on the safety of our communities,” acknowledged Rob Hill, assistant commissioner and commanding officer of the Manitoba Royal Canadian Mounted Police.
A 31-three hundred and sixty five days-worn Winnipeg man turned into arrested on drug trafficking charges and later released, the observation acknowledged.
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