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Driver Facing Drug Trafficking Charges After Being Stopped By Police

PETERBOROUGH-Peterborough County OPP stopped a vehicle for a possible Highway Traffic Act violation on Television Road at 6:45pm yesterday evening. Police say further investigation revealed the driver was driving while suspended and officers say they located cocaine, Canadian currency, scales, cell phones and other drug paraphernalia during a search of the vehicle.

35-year-old Brandon Liakakos of Hastings Highlands, was arrested and charged with:

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

• Possession of proceeds of property obtained by crime-under $5000

• Fail to comply with Probation Order

• Operate a motor vehicle without insurance

• Drive motor vehicle, no currently validated permit

• Drive while under suspension

• Drive vehicle or boat with cannabis readily available

The accused is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Peterborough on April 5, 2023.



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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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