Monday, June 1, 2020

OPP: 7 kilograms of weed seized, driver clocked at over 150 km/h

Chatham-Kent OPP officials allege they caught a driver travelling over 150 km/h on the 401.

They also found over seven kilograms of cannabis in the vehicle, OPP officials allege.

OPP officials allege on May 19, 2020, around 7:45 p.m., a member of Chatham-Kent Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) was conducting traffic enforcement on Highway 401 near Orford Road, when they observed a westbound motor vehicle traveling in excess of 150 km/h in a posted 100 km/h zone.

“While conducting their investigation, police discovered and seized approximately seven kilograms of cannabis,” Chatham-Kent OPP officials allege.

A 21-year-old Windsor man has been charged with Speeding 50+ km/h over posted limit, possession of cannabis for the purpose of selling and possession of over 30g of dried cannabis in a public place.

A 22-year-old Windsor man has been charged with possessing cannabis for the purpose of selling and possession of over 30g dried cannabis in a public place.

Both individuals will appear in Ontario Court of Justice on August 6, 2020 to answer to the charge.

“Chatham-Kent Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is actively monitoring the “Big 4″ driving behaviours; impaired driving, speeding, distracted driving, and seatbelt usage,” OPP officials say.

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