At least four Mexicans were detained in Vancouver after $ 13.5 million in methamphetamine was seized, the Canada Border Services Agency reported.
According to the information published by CTV News, the events were recorded on February 4, however, two months later, the agency issued a statement detailing that a container was found in a facility in the Vancouver area.
Border officials examined the container that had been shipped from Mexico to the Tsawwassen Container Examination Facility, and discovered "white glass bags" inside.
In photographs that were published by the agency, it is observed how the merchandise was hidden in bricks.The substance was sent to a laboratory and it was determined that it was methamphetamine.
The agency also noted that the agents found about 106 kilograms which is valued at approximately $ 13.5 million dollars.
"We will not tolerate those who try to benefit from drug smuggling or any organized crime," said Nina Patel, interim regional director general for the Pacific region.
In a separate statement, the RCMP reported that four men of Mexican nationality had been charged with allegedly importing drugs, who were identified as:
Xavier “N”, 27 years old; Alan Jesus "N", 25 years old; Roberto “N”, 35 years old and Sergio “N”, 34 years old.
The subjects who are detained will wait until July for their appearance to face their legal situation
Ports of entry in the Vancouver area receive approximately 60 percent of more than 2.5 million marine containers shipped to Canada each year