On October 23, 2016, an individual entering Canada was referred for a secondary examination. Border services officers (BSOs) examined the traveller’s vehicle and discovered two bricks of suspected cocaine. The traveller was immediately arrested and afforded her rights. The examination of the vehicle continued and an additional 15 bricks were discovered and seized.
A total of 17 bricks weighing 16.85 kilograms were turned over to the Surrey RCMP along with the traveller.
In 2015, there were 301 narcotic seizures at the Pacific Highway (Traffic Operations) POE. In 2016, there were 574 narcotic seizures.
(NOTE: Sometimes the information can only be released later because of the ongoing investigation.)