peace bridge

WBEN Newsroom
December 02, 2019 - 2:20 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Two Canadians were arrested over the holiday weekend after they were caught with cocaine when crossing the Peace Bridge. Customs and Border Protection officers arrested a 24-year-old man when he crossed the border on Friday. They found 5.1 grams of cocaine on him. Then on...
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Peace Bridge Plaza (American side). October 17, 2018. (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Tom Puckett
November 14, 2019 - 4:13 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) A prominent chiropractor and his son have been arrested and charged with trying to bring marijuana across the border. Federal Prosecutors say 60 year old Kenneth Francis Munroe, of Munroe Chiropractic, and his son Kenneth Phillip Munroe told a Customs and Border Protection...
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Ali Touhey @WKBW
WBEN Newsroom
October 29, 2019 - 10:49 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - (Photo courtesy Ali Touhey @WKBW) - A truck overturned near the entrance to the Peace Bridge Tuesday morning, after the morning rush hour. The accident is on the approach to the toll plaza. It happened before 9:30am. The I-190 Northbound ramp to the Peace Bridge remains...
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Brian Higgins and Chuck Schumer announce the BOUND Act legislation with the Peace Bridge in the background. September 5, 2019 WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
Mike Baggerman
September 05, 2019 - 1:39 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Senator Chuck Schumer and Congressman Brian Higgins are planning to introduce legislation that will set a minimum staffing requirement for the northern border.
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Tom Puckett
October 26, 2018 - 5:18 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Federal prosecutors say a man from Montgomery, NY tried to smuggle into the US marijuana he legally bought in Canada. Prosecutors say David Dratch, 23, was encountered Thursday entering the United States from Canada at the Peace Bridge Port of Entry, and was referred for a...
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Peace Bridge Plaza (American side). October 17, 2018. (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
October 17, 2018 - 2:22 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – Border patrol agents are reminding you that even though marijuana is now legal in Canada, you still can’t bring it through places like the Peace Bridge, Rainbow Bridge, and other bridges connecting Canada to Western New York. “We are enforcing the possession of marijuana at...
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CBP
Tom Puckett
August 22, 2018 - 5:22 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) A busy day at the Peace Bridge for CBP agents. They say they stopped five separate marijuana shipments with a combined street value of nearly $80,000. “This is an excellent seizure that demonstrates our officers’ dedication to enforcing the CBP mission,” said Buffalo Port...
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February 26, 2018 - 1:39 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - "We're hear today to announce big news about a big project that will have big benefits to Buffalo and to Western New York", said Rep. Brian Higgins as he stood before the busy Peace Bridge Plaza on the United States side of the border crossing. Higgins, working with his...
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Tom Puckett
December 22, 2017 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) As the World Junior Hockey Championships gear up next week, border crossings will be busy. Border officials have advice for you if you're crossing the border. "Sometimes depending on the popularity of the games, traffic can exceed facility capability, meaning we only have so many...
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Marijuana
Richard Root
December 22, 2017 - 3:21 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers seized a shipment which contained just over 7.5 pounds of marijuana at the Peace Bridge Wednesday. CBP officers working at the Peace Bridge commercial warehouse targeted a shipment manifested as “stuffed animals.” Their initial...
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