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Charges laid after off-duty cop observed alleged drug transaction in Lindsay

KAWARTHA LAKES-A 31 year old Lindsay resident has been charged after an off-duty police officer allegedly observed a drug transaction.

Police say on Monday July 27 at 12:20PM an off-duty member of the Kawartha Lakes Police Service observed a drug transaction take place between two people in the area of Kent Street East in Lindsay.

The Kawartha Lakes Police Service Drug Enforcement Unit began an investigation and arrested a man shortly after in connection with the incident according to police.

31-year-old James Nicholas Zarlenga of Lindsay has been charged with possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking. The accused will appear at the Ontario Court of Justice, located at 440 Kent Street West in Lindsay on September 17, 2020

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Pamela VanMeer is a two time winner of the prestigious Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) Award. Her investigative reports on abuse in Long Term Care Homes garnered international attention for the issue and won the Ron Laidlaw Award. She is a former reporter and anchor at CHEX News, now Global Peterborough and helped launch the New CHEX Daily, a daily half hour talk show. While at CHCH News in Hamilton she covered some of the biggest news stories of the day.

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