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Traffic stop leads to seizure of $50,000 worth of cocaine

Officer stopped the vehicle for going 151km/h in a 100 km/h zone
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NEWS RELEASE
ONTARIO PROVINCIAL POLICE
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On Dec. 1, 2017 an officer monitoring traffic on Highway 400 near Whites Falls Road in Georgian Bay Township had the occasion to stop a vehicle for a stunt driving offence -151km/h in a 100 km/h zone.

The officer while investigating the offence at roadside located and seized a significant quantity of a white powdery substance from the vehicle believed to be cocaine. The seizure has an estimated street value of over $50,000. Three males aged 21, 21 and 20 from the Guelph area have been charged with the following:

  • Possession of a Schedule II substance - cannabis marijuana - under 30 grams contrary to section 4(1) of the Controlled Drug and Substances Act.
  • Possession of a Schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking - cocaine contrary to section 5(2) of the Controlled Drug and Substances Act.

The investigation is continuing.

Also in the evening of Dec. 1, 2017, an officer patrolling Balm Beach Road in Tiny Township stopped a motorist for driving while under suspension. The ensuing roadside investigation resulted in a seizure of a quantity of green leafy plant like material believed to be cannabis marijuana and a quantity of white powdery substance believed to be cocaine.

The seizure has an estimated street value of over $5,500. Charged is a 24-year-old Tay Township male with the following offences:

  • Trafficking Schedule II substance - cannabis marijuana under 3 kilograms contrary to section 5(1) of the Controlled Drug and Substances Act.
  • Possession of a schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking - cocaine contrary to section 5(2) of the Controlled Drug and Substances Act.

 The investigation is continuing.

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