$1 Million Worth Of Drugs Headed To Canada Seized At Border

U.S. border officials seized 15 kilograms of cocaine and more than $1-million worth of drugs in total that were likely heading to B.C. Sept. 17, 2014.

SURREY – U.S border officials have intercepted more than $1-million worth of drugs that were likely headed for British Columbia.

According to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, a homeland security investigations team got a tip last week that led them to the large cache of drugs in Ferndale, Wash., a city about 23 kilometres away from the Peace Arch Border Crossing.

Officers located and seized nine kilograms of methamphetamines and 15 kilograms of cocaine.

The drugs carry a street value of $550,000 in the United States and more than $1-million in Canada, according to officials.

No suspects have been arrested. Anyone with information is asked to call a toll-free tip line at 1-866-347-