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Canadian customs officers at the Ambassador Bridge adidas zx flux found 100 kilograms of cocaine worth at least $10 million in a truck driven byKuldeep Singh Dharni, the Brampton trucker drug smuggling trial was told Monday. on Aug. 10, 2009.
were in primary (inspection area) looking for trucks we had never seen, testified Andrew Davies, a CBSA officer who had a hunch about Dharni 53 foot transport trailer. stood out. directed the unsealed truck to off site secondary commercial inspection, where he questioned Dharni, who he said seemed tired. Davies also said Dharni showed signs of n adidas zx flux erves when he was told an ion testing machine registered a positive adidas zx flux reading for marijuana and that a detector dog would soon board the truck.
appeared to be a little shaky at times, said Davies, who noticed that Dharni carotid artery seemed to pulse more quickly.
Officers found four du adidas zx flux ffel bags and one plastic shopping bag filled with 100 bricks of a white powdery substance.
appeared to be shrink wrapped packages of suspected cocaine, Davies said.
Defence lawyer Patrick Ducharme pointed out that Davies never jotted down Dharni apparently quickened pulse in his notebook.
not anywhere in your handwritten notes, do you make reference to that visual you noticed on his neck, Ducharme said.
Ducharme asked Davies how long he had been a border officer at the time of Dharni arrest. Davies said one year. Ducharme also asked if Davies is an expert on body language. Davies said he is not.
Ducharme suggested that even if his client had reacted nervously, it would not indicate guilt, given that Dharni had just been told his truck tested positive for marijuana.
a natural, anxiety raising moment, isn it? Ducharme asked, with Dharni listening beside him through the help of a Punjabi translator.
Ducharme also pointed out that the truck did not belong to his client but to Experience Trucking, for whom Dharni had been working for about five months. The owner of the truck, Ducharme said, is charged with importing cocaine at the Blue Water Bridge.