Record-breaking 228kg of meth seized at Montana-Alberta border crossing on Christmas Day

Article Link: https://calgary.ctvnews.ca/record-breaking-228kg-of-meth-seized-at-montana-alberta-border-crossing-on-christmas-day-1.5284659

A record breaking amount of methamphetamine was seized from a transport truck trying to enter Canada at the Coutts, Alta. port of entry on Dec. 25, 2020. The Canadian Border Service Agency (CBSA) discovered 228.14 kg of methamphetamine in a truck that was said to be bringing essential goods into the country. The street value of the Christmas Day seizure is estimated at $28.5 million, which translates into 2.28 million individual doses. CBSA officials arrested the driver and turned all evidence over to the RCMP Integrated Border Enforcement Team (IBET). Amarpreet Singh Sandhu, 38, of Calgary is charged with importation of a controlled substance and possession for the purpose of trafficking.