Manitoba RCMP find 54 kg of marijuana during vehicle inspection

A vehicle inspection in Whiteshell Provincial Park turned up 54 kilograms of marijuana hidden within the cargo of a transport truck.

Around 12:30 p.m. on Monday, RCMP Traffic Services stopped the transport truck in West Hawk Lake and found the large quantity of marijuana hidden in the cargo.

The truck had originated in British Columbia and was destined for Mississauga, Ont.

A 29-year-old man from Vancouver was charged with trafficking and the truck was seized.

RCMP said the investigation is ongoing.