Officers make 5 confiscations in a day at border bridges

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — Officers in the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agency say they had a busy day over the past 24 hours.

Officials say they stopped four loads of drugs from being transported into the area along with an illegal firearm between Monday and Tuesday. The seizures took place on the Peace, Rainbow and Lewiston Bridges.

In addition to a Glock handgun, police say they seized prescription pain bills, marijuana and crack cocaine. Police say they made three arrests, dealt out tickets and denied one vehicle entry to the U.S.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officers worked with local law enforcement to carry out the arrests. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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