On Christmas day, 2020, Canada Border Services made a record-breaking seizure of methamphetamine that led to RCMP charges for the person responsible. \nAccording to the Canadian Government, the semi-truck was trying to enter the country at the Coutts, Alberta border crossing. \nEditor's Choice: China Is Reportedly Using 'Anal Swabs' As A New Method For COVID-19 Testing\n\n\n\n“\n\n\nCBSA officers referred a semi-truck hauling produce for further inspection.\n\n\nGovernment of Canada\n\n\nUpon further inspection, the "produce" truck was carrying 228.14 kilograms of methamphetamine. \nThe estimated street value of the drugs was a whopping $28.5 million. \n"This is the CBSA’s largest seizure of methamphetamine at a land border crossing on record across Canada," said the news release. \n\n \n \n \n \n \n Government of Canada\n \n \n \n\nThe driver of the truck was a 38-year-old Calgary man who has been charged with two different counts under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.\nHe's since been released and is awaiting trial in Lethbridge in February. \n"Seizing and effectively preventing this enormous amount of methamphetamine from reaching our streets will have a positive impact on the safety of all Alberta communities," reads the release. \nThis article's cover photo is for illustrative purposes only.