Police discover meth, drugs in cereal box at border crossing

SAULT STE. MARIE — A Quebec man faces a federal charge after authorities found a cereal box full of meth and ecstasy at the International Bridge Plaza, Port of Entry in Sault Ste. Marie.

A criminal complaint filed in United States District Court in Marquette states that Mayooran Rajasingam was arrested on November 9th on the charge of conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to deliver a controlled substance.

According to the complaint, Rajasingam hired an Uber Driver to take him to Edmonton, Alberta. The GPS led Rajasingam and the driver, Ali Achou, to the International Bridge Plaza. Authorities at the bridge detected an odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle, a 2017 Hyundai Tucson.

Achou gave police marijuana that was in his pocket. Upon further review of the vehicle, officers found a cereal box that contained three bags of narcotics. In total, the drugs weighed approximately 6 lbs.

Field tests conducted by officers revealed the contents of the bags contained meth and ecstasy. Rajasingam is set to appear for a preliminary exam on Thursday.

No charges have been brought against Achou.