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$14 million of cocaine found in sunflower oil bottles at Port of Montreal

12/20/2011 10:23 EST | Updated 02/19/2012 05:12 EST
MONTREAL - Authorities say they have seized 310 kilograms of cocaine concealed in bottles of sunflower oil at the Port of Montreal.

The drugs were found three weeks ago.

The Canada Border Services Agency said in a statement today the cocaine had an estimated street value of $14 million.

The cocaine had been blended with a liquid substance and hidden in 1,236 one-litre bottles.

It was found on a maritime container from Bolivia.

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