LEWISTON, N.Y (WKBW) — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced officers at the Lewiston Cargo Facility seized 1070 pounds of marijuana worth around $2 million Monday.
CBP says officers selected a commercial shipment that was manifested as "cardboard" for additional examination and a canine search produced an alert on the pallets of cardboard.
A further physical search resulted in the seizure of 973 vacuum sealed packages of marijuana.
"Port of Buffalo officers continue to remain vigilant and enforcement-focused through these unprecedented times,” said Acting Buffalo Port Director Gaetano Cordone. “Their efforts have again led to another impressive seizure, keeping dangerous narcotics out of our communities.”