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Cocaine, Cash And Loaded Handgun Allegedly Seized In Traffic Stop On Highway 115

PETERBOROUGH-Members of the Peterborough County OPP stopped a vehicle that was reportedly driving at a high rate of speed on Highway 115 at approximately 3:15 pm yesterday afternoon.

Police say the driver was found to be in possession of cannabis and was arrested. A search of the vehicle resulted in the seizure of 65 grams of cocaine, a loaded handgun, Canadian and American currency, cannabis, cell phones and scales according to officers.

25-year-old Dondre Hibbert of Pickering, was charged with:

• Unauthorized possession of a firearm

• Possession of a Schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking-cocaine

• Occupant of motor vehicle knowing there was firearm

• Possession of loaded prohibited or restricted firearm

• Knowledge of unauthorized possession of firearm

• Speeding

• Drive vehicle or boat with cannabis readily available

• Class G1 licence holder-unaccompanied by qualified driver

• Obstruct peace officer

• Possession of weapon for dangerous purpose

• Breach of firearms regulation

• Possession property obtained by crime-under $5000

The accused is scheduled to appear for a bail hearing before the Ontario Court of Justice in Peterborough later today.

If you have information about suspected unlawful activity, please visit Crime Stoppers at: stopcrimehere.ca or call 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

 

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Pamela Vanmeerhttps://www.kawartha411.ca/
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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