Police seize 131 pounds of marijuana at traffic stop

MASSEY–On Saturday, August 25, members of the OPP Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau, Sudbury Drug Enforcement Unit and the Sarnia Police Service conducted a vehicle stop in the Town of Massey that led to the seizure of 131 pounds of marijuana.

Investigation revealed that two individuals were returning to Sarnia from British Columbia with a large quantity of marijuana. The vehicle was located in the Town of Massey and as a result, two individuals were arrested and a search of the vehicle resulted in the seizure of 131 pounds of marijuana along with $12,635 cash.

The street value of the drugs seized is $ 1,198,220.

Charged are a 44-year-old man and a 42-year-old man, both of Sarnia, each with possession of a controlled substance for the purposes of trafficking and possession of property obtained by crime.