PORT HURON, Mich. – Last week, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations officers at the Blue Water Bridge seized an unregistered handgun and marijuana.
On March 7, CBP Officers encountered a 42 year old male who attempted to make entry at the Blue Water Bridge after being refused entry into Canada. CBP Officers conducted a secondary vehicle examination and discovered an unregistered handgun, 32 rounds of 9mm ammunition and a container of peanuts which actually contained marijuana with a total weight of 27.29 grams.
“This was a great team effort by our officers” said Acting Port Director John Nowak.
The handgun and marijuana were seized by CBP in accordance with federal law.
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