Police seize 40+ cell phones, credit cards during South Glengarry traffic stop

(Newswatch Group/File)

SOUTH GLENGARRY – Provincial police say they confiscated multiple cell phones and credit cards as well as cannabis during a Highway 401 traffic stop.

It happened on Tuesday afternoon last week (Jan. 30) in the eastbound lanes, east of Cornwall, after an officer stopped a rental car for speeding.

SD&G OPP say they found “unsealed cannabis, more than 40 cell phones and more than 40 prepaid credit cards with a variety of names.”

Four people were arrested at the scene – two have been charged.

Two 23-year-olds from the Montreal area are charged with failing to comply with probation orders. One of the accused – the driver – is facing a criminal charge of driving a vehicle with cannabis readily available, a Highway Traffic Act charge of speeding and another HTA charge of having a dirty licence plate.

The other two arrested were released pending further investigation, police said.