A 29 year old St. Catherines man is facing charges after 44 pounds of pot was found in the vehicle he was driving on Highway 400.
On Tuesday May 17th a Barrie OPP officer conducted a vehicle stop for a traffic infraction on Highway 400 near Ski Trails Rd. in Springwater Township. The officer determined that marijuana was present in the vehicle and subsequently seized 44 pounds of marijuana.
The driver Steven Gionet of St Catharines was charged with possession for the purpose of trafficking – over 3kg.
The accused will appear in Barrie court on Monday July 4th.