PETERBOROUGH-A 45-year-old Pickering man is facing charges after a traffic stop in Peterborough on Monday morning.
At approximately 8:45am on January 16, 2022, officers on general patrol in the Park Street South and Lansdowne Street West area conducted a traffic stop. Police say during the stop it was determined that the driver was a prohibited driver under the Criminal Code, and he was taken into custody. Officers further searched the vehicle and say they located:
- Cocaine – 98.3 grams
- Fentanyl – 3 grams
- Drug paraphernalia
- Canadian Currency
As a result of the investigation, a 45-year-old Pickering man was arrested and charged with:
- Possession of a Schedule I substance for the purpose of Trafficking – Cocaine
- Possession of a Schedule I substance for the purpose of Trafficking-Opioid (other than heroin)
- Possession of a Schedule I substance for the purpose of Trafficking- Other Drugs
- Possession of proceeds of property obtained by crime under $5000 – in Canada
- Operation While Prohibited under the Criminal Code
The accused was released on an undertaking and is scheduled to appear in court February 1, 2023.