NIAGARA-ON-THE-LAKE, Ontario (WIVB) — Authorities in Canada say they seized nearly 50 kilograms of suspected cocaine at the Lewiston-Queenston Bridge.
This past November, a Toronto man was hauling a load of plastic resin pellets when he arrived at the bridge.
After he got there, his tractor-trailer was examined; That’s when authorities say 50 packages of suspected cocaine were found inside cardboard boxes.
The driver, Omari Kutaladze, 54, was charged with importation of a controlled substance and possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking.
Kutaladze will be in court on January 11.