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.

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