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Cocaine And Marijuana Result In Arrest Of Canadian At Rainbow Bridge

Release Date: 
November 15, 2016

BUFFALO, N.Y. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Rainbow Bridge arrested a Canadian citizen, after discovering cocaine and marijuana in his vehicle. 

Rainbow Bridge Port of Entry
Rainbow Bridge Port of Entry

On November 14, CBP officers at Rainbow Bridge encountered the subject who stated he was traveling to Niagara Falls. The primary officer referred the subject for further inspection after noticing nervous behavior and an inconsistent story. 

A CBP search of the subject’s vehicle resulted in the discovery of 15.2 grams of cocaine and 4.7 grams of marijuana.  The subject was arrested and the drugs were seized.

“CBP officers are trained to identify signs calling for careful inspection of suspicious individuals arriving at the U.S. border,” said Acting Port Director Cary Frieling. “Our officers are the first line of defense at the border, and work diligently to protect the American public.”

The Niagara Falls Police Department took custody of the subject along with the illegal drugs.

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017