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Police find suspected cocaine during RIDE check

Male passenger was also wanted on a bench warrant
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SPRINGWATER - On April 11, 2019 at approximately 12:15 a.m., members of the Huronia West Ontario Provincial Police were conducting RIDE program on County Road 27 in Springwater Township. During a vehicle check, police investigation revealed that the male passenger was wanted on a bench warrant, the male was subsequently arrested and found to be in possession of 7 grams of cocaine.

Brandon Smith, age 30, of Pefferlaw, Ont. was arrested and charged with:

  • Possession of a schedule I substance - cocaine

The accused was held in custody and set to appear on April 11, 2019 at the Ontario Court of Justice in Barrie.