November 7, 2018 12:49 pm
Updated: November 7, 2018 12:50 pm

Peterborough County OPP seize nearly 140 pounds of cannabis from speeding vehicle

Peterborough County OPP seized around 140 pounds of marijuana following a traffic stop on Tuesday.

Peterborough County OPP

A Peterborough man faces charges after OPP seized approximately 140 pounds of cannabis following a traffic stop on Tuesday night.

Around 7 p.m., Peterborough County OPP officers stopped a vehicle for speeding along Highway 115 in Cavan Monaghan Township, just south of Peterborough. Officers discovered several bags filled with cannabis.

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The driver, Mateusz Nagadowsk, 32, of Peterborough, was arrested and charged with:

  • Possession for the purpose of distributing
    Possession of over 30g dried cannabis (or equivalent) in a public place
  • Possess, produce, sell, distribute or import anything with the intention to use it to produce, sell or distribute illicit cannabis
  • Speeding

He is scheduled to appear in court in Peterborough on Dec. 20.

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