Police seize $4.2M in cocaine in South Glengarry traffic stop

In this provided photo, SD&G O.P.P. show off the $4.2 million in cocaine seized during a traffic stop on Monday, March 16, 2020 in South Glengarry. (SD&G O.P.P. via Newswatch Group)

SOUTH GLENGARRY – Provincial police have seized a large quantity of suspected cocaine as well as cash after a traffic stop on Highway 401 in the township.

SD&G O.P.P., along with the O.P.P. Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU), pulled over a vehicle on Monday afternoon.

Police say the estimated street value of the drugs (50 kilograms/110 pounds) is $4.2 million.

Acting CSCU Detective Staff Sergeant Dean Canham says “this arrest will have a significant impact within our communities and we recognize the trafficking of illegal drugs has a serious impact on community safety.”

A 19-year-old man from Montreal is facing a drug trafficking charge.