Almost $700,000 in Pot Seized

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On Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at approximately 6:20 pm Sault Ste. Marie Ontario Provincial Police received a traffic complaint involving a white Chevrolet van traveling southbound on Highway 17 in Aweres Township.opp-kj-01

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 Marihuana.
OPP seized at total of approximately 100 pounds of Cannabis Marihuana with an estimated street value of $679,000.00.

Forty 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.