416 marijuana plants found when truck is stopped by authorities

Updated May 12, 2023
Truck loaded with two decks of marijuana plants in pots
Ontario Provincial Police Highway Safety Division

When police and truck inspectors made a recent stop, they were surprised to find what the truck was hauling.

Ontario Provincial Police assisted Ontario Ministry of Transportation inspectors when they pulled over a truck on the Queen Elizabeth Way near Burlington, Ontario, Canada.  When they opened the truck, inspectors found 416 marijuana plants.

The driver, a 59-year-old Markham, Ontario man, is now facing a drug trafficking charge.

The incident occurred May 6.