OPP confiscate cannabis products during traffic stop in Tyendinaga

OPP say they confiscated a large amount of cannabis products and a debit machine after a man was caught speeding on Highway 401 through Tyendinaga this week. OPP

OPP say they confiscated several types of cannabis products during a traffic stop on Highway 401 in Tyendinaga Township on Saturday.

OPP say around 11 p.m., police stopped a vehicle that was speeding in the westbound lanes of the highway.

According to OPP, the driver was travelling with five kilograms of illegal cannabis products, $1,400 in cash and a debit machine.

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Police charged 35-year-old Trong Luong Do of Markham with:

  • possession of over 30 grams of dried cannabis in a public place
  • possessing cannabis for the purpose of selling
  • possession for the purpose of distributing
  • possession of proceeds of property obtained by crime under $5,000
  • driving a vehicle with cannabis readily available
  • driving a vehicle with cannabis in open baggage
  • speeding

The driver was released on an undertaking and is scheduled to appear at a Napanee court on Nov. 3.


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