75-year-old held on $2,000 bail after traffic stop yields 150 lbs of marijuana

CANTON, Mass. — A 75-year-old Ashburnham is being held without bail after police say they found 150 pounds of marijuana in his truck during a traffic stop.

Canton Police said they stopped a truck driven by Irvin Ulshen on Route 128 in Canton Wednesday and found 150 pounds of “black market marijuana” with an estimated street value of $500,000.

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The Massachusetts State Police and the US Homeland Security Investigations Boston Field Office assisted in the investigation, according to a news release from Canton Police.

Ulshen was arrested for marijuana trafficking and arraigned on Thursday, and is behing held on $2,000 cash bail.

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