Police find 10 kg of pot during Sask. traffic stop

A British Columbia man, 52, has been charged with possession for the purposes of trafficking after police found 10 kilograms of pot in his vehicle.

Police say they pulled the vehicle over for speeding on the Trans-Canada Highway west of Sintaluta

Police say they found $150,000 worth of marijuana in the man's vehicle. (CBC)

A man has been charged with possession for the purposes of trafficking after police found $150,000 worth of pot in his vehicle.

Police say members of the Indian Head detachment and Broadview traffic services stopped the man from British Columbia on the Trans-Canada Highway, west of Sintaluta, Sask., because he exceeded the speed limit of 60 km/h when passing an emergency vehicle. 
 
Police say they ended up searching the 52-year-old's vehicle and found 10 kilograms of pot and 0.2 kilograms of hashish.

The estimated street value was provided by RCMP in a press release.

The man made his first court appearance in Fort Qu'appelle, Sask., this morning.