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OPP, Ford employees team up to stall international drug shipments

Police say they have busted an alleged drug smuggling operation where methamphetamine was being hidden in new cars built in Mexico and then sent by rail to Canada.

Police tipped off by Ford employees about meth packets stuffed into spare tires of new Fusions

Police say they have busted an alleged drug smuggling operation where methamphetamine was being hidden in new cars built in Mexico and then sent by rail to Canada.

Ontario Provincial Police say employees at four Ford dealerships discovered the drugs stashed within spare tires that didn't match the cars being shipped.

They worked with the car company in December and found vehicles that had been sent to Quebec and New Brunswick.

Police say they found 180 kilograms of meth during the investigation.

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