WINDSOR, ONTARIO: The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) on Monday announced that about 200 kg of suspected drugs were seized at the Ambassador Bridge on December 24 last year.
Agents with the CBSA’s southern Ontario division have arrested and charged a Mississauga, Ontario man in connection to suspected drug haul, according to a Monday media release.
“This seizure constitutes the largest methamphetamine seizure, on record, for the CBSA within the past seven years,” said the CBSA, in the same media release.
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) along the other officers took the custody of the suspect and the evidence.
On December 24, the man was allegedly driving a commercial truck through the Ambassador Bridge in Windsor, Ontario when he referred for a secondary examination.
CBSA officers discovered 9 containers filled with the suspected narcotics during the examination.
The estimated values of the suspected methamphetamine at over $25.5 million.
According to CBSA, the Mississauga, Ontario resident was charged with importation of a controlled substance and possession for the purpose of trafficking.
The man is scheduled to appear in the court in Ontario’s Windsor on February 3.
Meanwhile, an investigation is ongoing.