Saskatchewan RCMP seize 747 cannabis plants during traffic stop

A traffic stop has led to the arrest of a British Columbia man after police discovered over 700 cannabis plants in his vehicle.

Saskatchewan RCMP pulled over a vehicle in the Kindersley, Sask., area for a vehicle equipment regulation offence just after 8:30 a.m. Wednesday.

Police say they made several observations during the stop that led to the passenger being detained and then arrested for possession of cannabis for the purpose of distribution.

Following his arrest, officers searched the vehicle and found 747 cannabis plants.

Kyle Bernie Jobin, 37, of Canoe, B.C., is charged with numerous offences under the Cannabis Act, including distribution of more than four cannabis plants and possession for the purpose of distribution.

He’s also charged with possession of a weapon considered dangerous to the public and carrying a concealed weapon.

Jobin has been remanded into custody and makes his next court appearance on March 31 in Kindersley provincial court.

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