Created: June 29, 2020 09:44 PM
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WHEC) — Federal prosecutors announced the largest marijuana seizure ever in the Western District of New York.
Federal prosecutors say Prabjot Nagra, 26, a citizen of India, tried to cross the Peace Bridge Port on Thursday with more than 9-thousand pounds.
The marijuana was in 55 storage containers in a commercial truck.
The value is about $20 million.
Nagra was charged with possessing with the intent to distribute 1000 kilograms or more of marijuana and importation of marijuana into the United States.
The charges carry a mandatory minimum penalty of 10 years in prison and a maximum of life.
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