RCMP Seize 200 lbs. of Marijuana Near West Hawk Lake

RCMP Seize 200 lbs. of Marijuana Near West Hawk Lake

West Hawk Marijuana
RCMP seized approximately 200 lbs. of packaged marijuana near West Hawk Lake, Manitoba on Tuesday, October 6, 2015. (RCMP / HANDOUT)

A tractor trailer destined for Toronto was held up in eastern Manitoba on Tuesday after RCMP found 132 packages of marijuana.

The truck was travelling from Surrey, B.C. when officials at the West Hawk weigh scales called in police to further inspect the load at around 3:30 p.m.

Police found vacuum sealed packages of marijuana in several cardboard boxes weighing approximately 200 lbs.

The 67-year-old driver is facing possible drug trafficking charges.

Police continue to investigate.

— Staff


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