Border officials find marijuana, edibles under spare tire

Border officials find marijuana, edibles under spare tire
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers said they discovered marijuana and marijuana edibles as two Americans, returning from a trip to Canada, arrived at the Alexandria Bay port of entry on June 25 (Source: U.S. Customs and Border Protection)

WATERTOWN, N.Y. (WWNY) - Two people are accused of trying to smuggle marijuana and marijuana edibles from Canada into northern New York.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers said they discovered the items as two Americans, returning from a trip to Canada, arrived at the Alexandria Bay port of entry on June 25.

Officials said they detected a faint odor of marijuana during a check of the vehicle’s trunk .

Further inspection revealed multiple forms of marijuana and tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) hidden under the spare tire. The items included THC oil, THC candy and THC brownies, officials said.

The suspects, whose names were not released, and drugs were turned over to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers said they discovered marijuana and marijuana edibles as two Americans, returning from a trip to Canada, arrived at the Alexandria Bay port of entry on June 25
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers said they discovered marijuana and marijuana edibles as two Americans, returning from a trip to Canada, arrived at the Alexandria Bay port of entry on June 25 (Source: U.S. Customs and Border Protection)

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