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Peterborough Driver Facing Drug Trafficking Charges

KAWARTHA LAKES-Peterborough County OPP responded to reports of a suspicious vehicle that was located in the parking lot of a Bridgenorth business on Ward Street at approximately 8:30am yesterday morning. Police say it was determined that the driver was under the influence of illicit drugs. Cocaine, methamphetamine, and fentanyl during a search of the vehicle according to police.

28-year-old Lillian Williams of Peterborough, was arrested and charged with:

• Operation while impaired-alcohol and drugs

• Possession of a Schedule 1 substance for the purpose of trafficking-methamphetamine

• Possession of a Schedule 1 substance for the purpose of trafficking-opioid

• Possession of a Schedule 1 substance for the purpose of trafficking-cocaine

The accused is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Peterborough on March 16, 2023.

The Peterborough County OPP reminds motorists to plan ahead when consuming drugs. Use a designated driver, cab, public transit, or stay overnight.


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Pamela Vanmeer
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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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