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115 pounds of cannabis found in a vehicle in North Bay, police say

North Bay police say a man from southern Ontario has been charged after a traffic stop lead to officers finding 115 pounds of marijuana.

Police say street value of drugs is $300K

Police say they found 115 pounds of marijuana after stopping a vehicle during an investigation. (Supplied/North Bay Police Service)

North Bay police say a man from southern Ontario has been charged after a traffic stop lead to officers finding 115 pounds of marijuana.

On Sunday, police stopped a southbound vehicle on Highway 11 in the city. A search was done and police found the drugs and $2,450 in Canadian currency.

Police say the estimated street value is $300,000.

A 53-year-old man from Caledonia, Ont., has been charged with possession for the purpose of distributing cannabis and possession of proceeds of property obtained by crime.

A bail hearing is scheduled for Monday.

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