CBSA officers seize close to 25 kg of suspected cocaine at Toronto Pearson International Airport

DhaTHE Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced Thursday a significant seizure of close to 25 kg of suspected cocaine at the Toronto Pearson International Airport (TPIA).

On April 21, CBSA officers monitored the offload of baggage arriving on a flight from Cancun, Mexico. After the officers followed the baggage into the baggage hall, one suitcase remained unclaimed. Upon further inspection of the suitcase, officers discovered 25 bricks containing a substance that field-tested positive for suspected cocaine.

The packages of suspected cocaine were turned over to the Peel Regional Police and the investigation is ongoing.