Article by Sabrina Gamrot, Brampton Guardian
The RCMP have charged two Brampton parents after they allegedly tried to bring in large quantities of cocaine, hash and marijuana through Pearson Airport in a suitcase.
According to the RCMP, the couple and their two children, ages 10 and 12 were examined by border agents after arriving from Jamaica on Feb. 7.
During the examination, border agents allegedly discovered approximately 7.7 kilograms of cocaine, 93 kilograms of marijuana and 218 grams of hashish.
The suitcase concealing the cannabis was allegedly checked in under the ticket of the 12-year-old child.
Canada Border Services Agency estimates the value of the seized drugs at over $1.6 million.