Canada: 270 kg of suspected cocaine seized by CBSA officers in HalifaxChristian Fernsby ▼ | July 30, 2020
The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA), Atlantic Region, announced the seizure of 270 kg of suspected cocaine onboard a vessel attempting to dock at a yacht club in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Club Halifax, Nova Scotia
Topics: Cocaine Halifax
On the morning of Saturday, July 18, 2020, CBSA Halifax Marine Operations officers intercepted the vessel at a yacht club located in the Halifax area. Upon examination of the vessel, officers discovered approximately 270 kg of suspected cocaine concealed in various areas of the boat.
The CBSA has estimated this seizure to be valued at approximately $33.8 million.
The two individuals on the vessel were arrested and turned over to the RCMP, along with the seized suspected drugs. ■