A shipment of 106 kg of methamphetamine was seized at the Tsawwassen Container Examination Facility (TCEF), the Canadian Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced Tuesday.
In a release, the CBSA said that on February 4, after receiving information from the CBSA National Targeting Centre, border services officers at the TCEF examined a container from Mexico using a range of detection tools and technology.
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“Upon further examination, bags of white crystal were discovered and the CBSA laboratory confirmed the results were positive for methamphetamine,” the CBSA said.
The agency estimated the value of shipment to be approximately $13.5 million.
“We will not tolerate those who attempt to benefit from drug smuggling or any organized crime,” said Nina Patel, CBSA Pacific Region Acting Regional Director. “This CBSA seizure and the ongoing cooperation with the RCMP demonstrates the commitment between law enforcement partners to keep Canadian communities safe.”