Trucker arrested in Montana after 69+ pounds of cocaine found

GREAT FALLS — U.S. Customs & Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Port of Sweetgrass in Toole County recently seized 69.5 pounds of cocaine from a commercial vehicle.

On Thursday, July 29, 2021, CBP officers encountered a commercial truck operated by a woman from Canada.

The trailer contained a commercial load of watermelons and peppers destined for Canada. Officers referred the truck for further inspection.