Cocaine seized at Pacific Highway border crossing
VANCOUVER - There's been a major cocaine seizure at the Pacific Highway border crossing south of Vancouver.
The Canada Border Services Agency says its officers found 121 kilograms of the drug hidden in a truck heading into Canada from the U.S. on Saturday.
The cocaine was packed in 121 bricks and concealed in a false compartment in a commercial transport truck.
Border agents also found $22,000 in American currency.
The truck driver, a 65-year-old Vancouver man, was arrested and released pending further investigation.
Police officials have said that cocaine is often smuggled into Canada in exchange for marijuana.