Dawn Truell Cross Border Services Beginning September 14, 2010, the license plate readers will be installed in each of the three primary inspection lanes at the Cornwall border. License plate readers capture vehicle plate numbers to provide border services officers with information about the vehicle registration, ownership and passage history. CBSA will introduce security gates in the Primary Inspection Lanes at the interim port of entry in the City of Cornwall effective September 7, 2010. The security gates, along with previously installed speed bumps, will assist with traffic control and the safety and security of officers and pedestrians in the general vicinity of the port of entry. Following routine questioning by border services officers, the security gate will be raised to enable travelers to proceed to the secondary inspection area or to exit the CBSA compound as instructed by the officer. The security gates are similar to ones already in place at CBSA port of entry operations in other parts of Canada
. Regina, Saskatchewan, September 9, 2010 â€“ CBSA and the RCMP have dismantled a significant marijuana grow operation in the community of Grenfell, Saskatchewan. On September 7, 2010, a traveler seeking entry into Canada at the Goodlands, Manitoba border crossing, located approximately 400 km southeast of Regina. CBSA of-
ficers referred the traveler for a secondary examination. During this examination, a small amount of suspected hash was located in the individual's vehicle along with documents to suggest the presence of a grow operation in Saskatchewan. A 29-year-old male from Calgary, Alberta was arrested at the border. He was taken into custody with the assistance of the RCMP Killarney detachment in Manitoba, prompting an investigation of a property. On September 8, RCMP executed a search warrant on the property, an abandoned theatre in Grenfell, Saskatchewan, located approximately
125 km east of Regina. Inside, RCMP officers found approximately 416 marijuana plants in all stages of growth. The marijuana grow operation used a sophisticated and automated system to support the marijuana plants. Niagara Fort Erie Region $325,000 cocaine seized at the Queenston Bridge. September 2, 2010, CBSA officers seized the 2.5 kg along with a gun in possession of two residents from the Greater Toronto Area seeking re-entry to Canada during secondary screening with the assistance of Detector Dog Ruben and his handler.
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