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Man Arrested At Border Bridge With 74 Pounds Of Cocaine Under Truck

DETROIT (AP) - A Canadian man has been arrested after border agents in Ontario found about 74 pounds of cocaine in the undercarriage of the transport truck and trailer he was driving.

WXYZ-TV reports Friday that Royal Canadian Mounted Police charged the 32-year-old Quebec resident with importation of cocaine and possession for the purpose of trafficking cocaine.

Border service agents stopped him Saturday at the Blue Water Bridge which spans the St. Clair River between Port Huron and Sarnia, Ontario.

The driver was referred to a secondary inspection area and the 31 bricks of cocaine were found beneath tarps in a black duffel bag.

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