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Almost $600,000 worth of drugs seized

NEWS RELEASE ONTARIO PROVINCIAL POLICE ************************* On Friday, May 16 at approximately 12:10 p.m., an Ontario Provincial Police officer from the Highway Safety Division was conducting moving radar on Highway 17, just north of Sault Ste.
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NEWS RELEASE

ONTARIO PROVINCIAL POLICE

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On Friday, May 16 at approximately 12:10 p.m., an Ontario Provincial Police officer from the Highway Safety Division was conducting moving radar on Highway 17, just north of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario.

The officer observed a grey Kia Sedona van travelling southbound at a high rate of speed.

The vehicle was stopped on Highway 17, in the City of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario.

Further investigation revealed that the driver was in possession of a large quantity of a substance believed to be cannabis marijuana.

OPP seized approximately 84 pounds of cannabis marijuana with an estimated total street value of $577,425.

57-year-old Larry Donald CLARK of Calgary, Alberta was arrested and charged with Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking a controlled substance, contrary to the Controlled Drugs and Substance Act.

The accused is being held in custody pending a bail hearing today in Provincial Court, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario.

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