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Kamloops man facing drug-related charges

Police arrest and charge a Kamloops man after observing a vehicle stuck in the snow on Highway 17.
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MARATHON, Ont. – A 35-year-old Kamloops, B.C. man is facing three drug-related charges after police observe vehicle stuck in the snow Sunday afternoon.

Ontario Provincial Police officer was on patrol on High 17 near Highway 614 Sunday around 1:45 p.m. when he observed a motor vehicle stuck in the snow on a service road.

Police say after further investigation, the officer found 10.25 kilograms of marijuana, 3.9 kilograms of mushrooms and a large quantity of cash.

The 35-year-old was arrested and charged for possessing cannabis for the purpose of selling, controlled drugs and substances act, possession of a schedule 3 substance for the purpose of trafficking and possession of proceeds of property obtained by crime under $5,000.

He is being held for video bail hearing in Marathon on Monday.



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