Highway patrol stop on I-75 in Collier County finds over 3,000 canisters of THC; two arrested

Florida Highway Patrol troopers conducting a traffic stop on I-75 on Wednesday discovered 3,030 cartridges of tetrahydrocannabinol. Two Fort Myers men have been arrested, one facing felony possession of a controlled substance and distribution charges and the other driving with a suspended license.

On Wednesday, two Fort Myers men arrested by the Florida Highway Patrol on Interstate 75 face drug possession charges.

At approximately 3:30 p.m., Florida Highway Patrol Troopers stopped a 2019 Lamborghini Urus SUV on I-75 near mile marker 98 for a traffic violation.

Patrol identified the driver as Justin Paul Aho, 30, and the right front passenger and owner of the SUV as Harold Weeks, 33. Both men are from Fort Myers.

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Soldiers found 3,030 cartridges of tetrahydrocannabinol, also known as THC, in the SUV. THC is the psychoactive substance that produces the “high” associated with marijuana use.

Weeks will face charges of criminal possession of a controlled substance and distribution, troopers said.

Aho will face charges for driving while his license is suspended (third violation).

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This article originally appeared on Naples Daily News: Soldiers find 3,000 canisters of THC in SUV during Collier County arrest

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