US Border Protection Agency reports 1000 percent increase in narcotics seizures
US Customs and Border Protection is reporting a 1000 percent increase in narcotic seizures at the Buffalo Field Office.
New stats released for the 2020 fiscal year show over 40,600 pounds of narcotics were seized at the 16 ports of entry throughout New York State.
In all, officers made 732 drug related seizures.
Marijuana accounted for the most incidents, followed by prescriptions, and steroids.
Criminal Lawyer Ari Goldkind joins Tim every Tuesday to discuss the legal stories of the week. Niagara police charge teen after ‘fabricated’ attempted abduction in Jordan. Toronto murder trial delayed after prosecutor tests positive for COVID-19. Toronto woman possibly exposed to COVID-19 after reporting for jury selection.
Tim Denis Speaks with Dr. Karim AliDirector, Division of Infectious Diseases and Antimicrobial Stewardship Program, and Lead Physician for Emergency Preparedness regarding an update on COVID-19 numbers
The Fort Erie racetrack is getting ready for a big day. Nine contenders will battle it out during the 85th Prince of Wales Stakes today. Tim talks to Manager of Marketing & Media Relation for Fort Erie Race Track Antonietta Culic. $400,000 is on the line in the second jewel of the OLG Canadian Triple Crown. The first race post time is 2:10 p.m. with the Prince of Wales race scheduled for just before 5:40 p.m. Due to COVID-19 restrictions the track is closed to spectators, but fans can watch the broadcast on TSN beginning at 5 p.m.