HIGHGATE SPRINGS, Vt. (AP) – U.S. Customs and Border Protection says agents seized 200,000 Ecstasy pills at the Highgate Springs port of entry.

The Wednesday seizure is valued at $6 million, the largest ever by federal agents at a New England ground crossing with Canada.

Officials say the Ecstasy was concealed in a passenger vehicle occupied by two Canadian citizens.

Earlier this month Border Patrol agents in New York seized almost $3 million worth of Ecstasy.

On Nov. 11 three people were arrested in Fort Covington, N.Y., while attempting to smuggle 58,000 pills into the country. On Nov. 16, more Ecstasy was seized at a Border Patrol checkpoint on Interstate 87 in North Hudson, N.Y.

There’s no word on whether the seizures were related.

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