Drug Seizure Leads to Charges
Thursday June 9th, 2011
Posted at 10:55am
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Windsor Police have charged 33 year old Michael Clairmont with Possession of a Controlled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking, after seizing a large quantity of marihuana on the city’s west side last week.
At 12:30 am on Friday, June 3, 2011, uniformed WPS officers received anonymous information that a suspect driving a gold coloured Lincoln would be delivering a large quantity of marihuana to a residence in the 1100 block of Wellington Road. in the City of Windsor.
Uniformed officers attended the area in an attempt to locate the vehicle. At 12:50 am, uniformed officers observed a vehicle matching the description driving in the area. They watched the vehicle as it pulled up in front of a house in the 1100 block of Wellington Road. The lone male driver exited the vehicle and proceeded to the trunk where he retrieved a large black “hockey bag” which appeared to be full. The officers converged on the suspect as he began walking toward the house and placed him under arrest without incident.
A subsequent search of the hockey bag revealed a large number of vacuum sealed bags containing cannabis marihuana. Further investigation revealed that the bag contained 9023 grams of marihuana equating to a street value of $90230.00.