Police seize over $3.3M in cannabis and charge Brampton resident with possession


Published February 11, 2022 at 1:03 pm

A traffic stop for burned out tail lights ended in drug charges for a Brampton driver after police say they seized over $3 million worth of cannabis, resin and edibles.

Just after 3:00 a.m. on Thursday (Feb. 10), police say an officer with the Northumberland Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) observed a vehicle with no tail lights driving eastbound on Highway 401 at County Road 25 in Cramahe Township some 87 kilometres east of Oshawa.

The officer conducted a traffic stop, and police say they saw cannabis readily available to the driver.

As police investigated, they allegedly found over 9,400 grams of cannabis, 8,071 grams of hash and thousands of edibles among other cannabis products.

Police say they seized $3,358,544 dollars worth of cannabis including”

  • 9,416 grams of cannabis
  • 8,071 grams of hash resin
  • 568 grams of shatter resin
  • 386 Vape pens with 568 grams of concentrate
  • 5,358 edible packs (2,772,100mg)

Kabilan Anura, 25, of Brampton has been charged with:

  • Possession of over 30g of dried cannabis
  • Possession of illicit cannabis
  • Possession for the purpose of distributing
  • Operation while prohibited under the criminal code
  • Drive without proper lights – motor vehicle
  • Drive vehicle or boat with cannabis readily available

The accused was arrested and released on an undertaking and is scheduled to attend the Ontario Court of Justice on March 23 in the Town of Cobourg.

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