Two accused of possessing 75 pounds of pot in Massena
Friday, January 23, 2015 - 5:36 pm

MASSENA -- Two Canadians were charged with possession of 75 pounds of marijuana Thursday and jailed on $25,000 bail, according to state police.

Troopers charged Chantal L. Mondon, 35, and Dat-Shing Chao, 26, both of Laval Quebec, for drug possession.

Following a vehicle stop made by United States Border Patrol in the town of Massena on a 2014 Ford Focus, Mondon and Chao were found in possession of approximately 75 pounds of marijuana.

Both Mondon and Chao were arrested and charged with first-degree criminal possession of marijuana.

They were arraigned at the Town of Massena Court and remanded to the St. Lawrence County jail in lieu of $25,000 cash bail or $50,000 secured bond.

Mondon and Chao are to reappear in the Massena Town Court on Jan. 27.