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

Michael Braun
Naples Daily News
Florida Highway Patrol troopers making a traffic stop on I-75 Wednesday discovered 3,030 cartridges of Tetrahydrocannabinol. Two Fort Myers men were arrested, one facing felony possession of a controlled substance and distribution charges and the other driving on a suspended license.

Two Fort Myers men stopped by the Florida Highway Patrol on Interstate 75 Wednesday are facing charges including drug possession.

About 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.

The 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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Troopers found 3,030 cartridges of Tetrahydrocannabinol, also known as THC, in the SUV. THC is the psychoactive substance that produces the “high” associated with smoking marijuana.

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

Aho will face charges of driving while his license i suspended (third violation).

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