30.6 kg of suspected cocaine found in a truck at the Ambassador Bridge

CBSA_Cocaine_RoadTodayThe 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.

“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.

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.

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