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Sask. CBSA officers seize alcohol, drugs and weapons in June

The Canadian Border Service Agency (CBSA) seized 147 litres of undeclared alcohol, drugs and guns in some June border seizures. CBSA

The Canadian Border Service Agency (CBSA) seized 147 litres of undeclared alcohol, as well as drugs and guns in some June border seizures in Saskatchewan.

On June 16 CBSA officers in Saskatoon were examining international commercial shipments in a warehouse when they discovered 147 litres of alcohol inside a container. In addition they also seized wood, meat and medicine that weren’t declared, the CBSA said.

At the remote Northgate border crossing on June 19, CBSA officers searched a Colorado man’s motorcycle and uncovered 490 gram of marijuana brownies, 250 grams of marijuana candy, 53 grams of mints and 24 grams of mushrooms.

The man paid a fine of $3,500 for failing to declare the items and was sent back to the United States.

On June 11, CBSA officers searched a bus and found an undeclared .38-calibre revolver locked in a safe.

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CBSA said the driver paid a fine of $1,000 for failing to report it.

Then on June 20, CBSA officers searched a Pennsylvania man’s motor home and seized an undeclared 9mm handgun from a cupboard and a restricted .45 calibre handgun from a bedroom closet.

The CBSA also denied entry to others travellers for the reasons below:

  • Officers at North Portal turned around a U.S. woman convicted of assault and manslaughter, and a U.S. man convicted of armed robbery and criminal confinement.
  • Officers at the Oungre border crossing sent back a U.S. man charged with impaired driving less than one month before.
  • Officers at the Regway border crossing refused entry to a U.S. man facing charges of internet sexual exploitation of a childCBSA officers in Saskatchewan process an average of 64,271 travellers in 15,789 cars, 12,424 commercial trucks, and 263 flights every month.
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    The Canadian Border Service Agency (CBSA) seized 147 litres of undeclared alcohol, drugs and guns in some June border seizures. CBSA
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    The Canadian Border Service Agency (CBSA) seized 147 litres of undeclared alcohol, drugs and guns in some June border seizures. CBSA
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    The Canadian Border Service Agency (CBSA) seized 147 litres of undeclared alcohol, drugs and guns in some June border seizures. CBSA
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