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Two face cocaine-related drug charges

In one instance, the seized drugs had an estimated street value in excess of $20,000
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File photo. Kenneth Armstrong/Village Media

On Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017, around 12:30 p.m., South Simcoe Police were called to a business on Holland Street East in the Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury in relation to a suspicious person. An employee had observed a male attempting to break into a vehicle. The suspect was located and spoken to by police.

During the investigation, the male was found to be in possession of small amounts of both cocaine and marijuana. Officers also learned the man was already on probation with conditions not to be in possession of any non-prescribed drugs. A 33-year-old man from Bradford has been charged with two counts of possession of a controlled substance and breach of probation. He was held for a bail hearing on Nov. 2, 2017.

On Wednesday, Nov. 1, officers from the South Simcoe Police - Street Crime Unit were following up on information regarding possible drug trafficking occurring in the town of Innisfil.

At approximately 4 p.m. on Wednesday afternoon, officers stopped a vehicle on the 20th Side Road and arrested a man and women inside the car. In a search following the arrest, officers located over 6 1/2 ounces of cocaine inside the vehicle. The drugs have an estimated street value in excess of $20,000.

A 50-year-old man and a 48-year-old woman, both from Innisfil have been charged with possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking, trafficking cocaine and possession of a controlled substance. They will be appearing in Bradford Provincial Court on Dec. 14 to answer to the charges.