Detroit Customs Seizes Marijuana Hidden in Canadian Garbage Truck

June 24, 2020

1 Min Read
Windsor Star

The U.S.-Canadian border has been open to only essential traffic since the COVID-19 pandemic. 

A Canadian truck driver supposedly moving municipal waste into the U.S. was stopped by U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers in Detroit. Over 400 pounds of marijuana was found mixed in with the garbage.

“This seizure once again demonstrates the vigilance of CBP Officers — even during these trying times,” said Devin Chamberlain, Detroit Port director. “I am proud of our officers and grateful for their attention to detail that ultimately prevented this illicit cargo from entering our country.” 

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