Over $200,000 in drugs siezed


On November 05th, an SD&G OPP officer had the occasion to stop a vehicle for speeding on Highway 401, South Dundas Township. 

The stop resulted in officers locating and seizing approximately 21 pounds of suspected marihuana packaged in plastic bags. The value is estimated at $190,000.00.

Officers also confiscated approximately one kilo (in bricks) of suspected Hashish with an estimated value of $20,000.00.

The driver, Corey Amaral, and passenger, Monteiro Alexander, were arrested and charged with: Possession of a Controlled Substance (2 counts); and, Possession of a Controlled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking (2 counts).

The 20 year old Toronto residents were released and are scheduled to appear in Cornwall court on December 06, 2011.

Since you’re here…

… Thanks for reading this article. Local news is important. We hope that you continue to support local news by reading The Leader, online and in print. Please consider subscribing to the print edition of the newspaper. Click here to subscribe today.

Be the first to comment

Leave a Reply