Advertisement

WDNY announces charges in its largest-ever marijuana seizure

WDNY announces charges in its largest-ever marijuana seizure Photo: MGN.

WHECTV
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.

Advertisement

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.


Copyright 2020 - WHEC-TV, LLC A Hubbard Broadcasting Company

Comment on Facebook
Advertisement