BC RCMP has arrested a US citizen with 198 kilograms of meth in his possession.
On July 21, charged were laid against Zacchary Marcus Scott Hecock at the Abbotsford Provincial Court.
Public Prosecution Service of Canada laid charges for Importation and Possession of a Methamphetamine for the Purpose of Trafficking
On July 20, Hecock, along with a co-conspirator who has been identified but remains at large, had crossed the US-Canada border with an ATV with trailer in the area of Mt. Lehman Road, in Abbotsford.
Citizens noticed the illegal crossing and reported it to police.
The RCMP Border Integrity Enforcement Team, Abbotsford Police and US Border Patrol quickly responded to the area.
Hecock was arrested in a blueberry field in the area, and the ATV and trailer were secured and seized, as it contained duffle bags of meth that weighed 198 kilograms.
The Lower Mainland Integrated Police Dog Service also provided assistance in the operation.
Hecock is currently remanded in custody, and is awaiting his next appearance at the Abbotsford Provincial Court on July 28, 2020.
The investigation is ongoing.