OPP seize 7 kg of suspected cannabis during traffic stop in Quinte West

Quinte West OPP say they seized seven kilograms of cannabis during a traffic stop in the city. OPP

OPP say they seized a large amount of what’s suspected to be illegal cannabis during a traffic stop in Quinte West.

On Sept.19, around 9 p..m., police stopped a vehicle on Dundas Street West. According to an OPP release, the driver had cannabis readily available.

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Police searched the vehicle and then found about seven kilograms of what’s suspected to be cannabis in the vehicle.

The driver, 42-year-old Phillip Eckhardt, of Niagara Falls, was charged with possessing cannabis for the purpose of selling.

He expected to appear in a Belleville court on Nov. 30 to deal with his charges.