Brantford, Ont. man charged after cocaine seized at Blue Water Bridge – CTV News London

Brantford, Ont. man charged after cocaine seized at Blue Water Bridge - CTV News London
Significant cocaine seizure at Blue Water Bridge
Over 58 kilograms of suspected cocaine was seized at the Blue Water Bridge near Sarnia, Ont. on May 24, 2019. (Source: Canada Border Services Agency)

An Ontario man is facing drug charges after more than 58-kilograms of suspected cocaine was seized at the Blue Water Bridge border crossing near Sarnia.

A 29-year-old Brantford man was charged with drug possession, importing and trafficking after 48 bricks of suspected cocaine were found in a vehicle at the Blue Water Bridge.

The Canada Border Services Agency says a detector dog and imaging x-ray machine discovered 48 bricks of what appeared to be cocaine inside a hidden compartment in a vehicle pulled over for a secondary inspection on May 24th.

The driver and the drugs were turned over to the London Detachment of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. The accused is scheduled to appear June 13 in Sarnia court.

58 kilograms of suspected cocaine seized at Blue Water Bridge

He has been charged with one count each of importing, trafficking, and possession of a schedule one substance.

The Canada Border Services Agency said a traveller’s vehicle was searched May 24 after it arrived at the Blue Water Bridge in Point Edward.

The Ontario government has told the Middlesex London Health Unit that they will not fund a permanent supervised consumption site at 446 York Street.

With the help of a dog team and large X-ray machine, border services officers found the bricks in a compartment of the vehicle.

A 29-year-old Brantford man is charged after 58.15 kilograms of suspected cocaine was seized at the Blue Water Bridge in Point Edward.

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A detector dog and imaging x-ray machine allegedly discovered 48 bricks of suspected cocaine inside of a hidden compartment in the vehicle.

The 29-year-old driver, from Brantford, Ont., was arrested and charged with one count of importing, one count of possession and one count of trafficking, all in relation to a schedule one substance. 

Olanrewaju Michael Ojelade is charged with one count each of importing, trafficking, and possession of a schedule one substance.

Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) seized more than 58 kilograms of suspected cocain at the Blue Water Bridge.

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