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Driving complaint leads to $679,000 drug seizure

NEWS RELEASE ONTARIO PROVINCIAL POLICE ************************* On Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at approximately 6:20 p.m. Sault Ste.
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NEWS RELEASE

ONTARIO PROVINCIAL POLICE

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On Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at approximately 6:20 p.m. Sault Ste. Marie Ontario Provincial Police received a traffic complaint involving a white Chevrolet van traveling southbound on Highway 17 in Aweres Township.

A short time later the van was located and stopped by OPP on Great Northern Road near Fourth Line in the City of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario.

As a result of this traffic stop, further investigation revealed that the driver was in possession of a large quantity of a substance believed to be cannabis marijuana.

OPP seized at total of approximately 100 pounds of cannabis marijuana with an estimated street value of $679,000.

40-year-old Devon Robinson of Cambridge, Ontario was arrested and charged with one count of Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking a controlled substance, contrary to the controlled Drugs and Substance Act.

The accused was held for bail court and released on a Recognizance of Bail to appear in Provincial Court in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario on June 16, 2014.

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