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Pickering Man Facing Multiple Drug And Highway Traffic Act Charges

PETERBOROUGH-A 46-year-old Pickering man is facing a number of charges after an incident early Saturday morning in Peterborough. The accused was already out on bail with conditions to stay out of Peterborough and not drive a vehicle at the time of the arrest.

An officer on general patrol in the King Street and Aylmer Street area spotted the vehicle with a licence plate that had been reported stolen at approximately 3:00am on September 9. The officer observed the vehicle briefly before stopping it in the Bethune Street and Hunter Street area and taking the driver into custody.   During a search after arrest, police say officers located:

  • 168.4 grams of Crystal Methamphetamine
  • 32.4 grams of Cocaine
  • 75.6 grams of Crack Cocaine
  • 20.4grams of Psilocybin (mushrooms)
  • 146.5 grams of Fentanyl
  • Drug paraphernalia
  • Over $5600 in Canadian currency

According to police the driver was also a prohibited driver.

As a result of the investigation, he was also 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 – Methamphetamine
  • Possession of a Schedule I substance for the purpose of Trafficking- Other Drugs (Fentanyl)
  • Possession of a Schedule I substance for the purpose of Trafficking- Other Drugs (Psilocybin)
  • Operation While Prohibited under the Criminal Code
  • Possession of proceeds of property obtained by crime over $5000 – in Canada
  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Under $5,000 – in Canada
  • Failure to comply with undertaking

Highway Traffic Act

  • Driving while under suspension
  • Driving while under suspension – while suspended under HTA Sec 41/42
  • Class G1 licence holder – drive at unlawful hour
  • Fail to wear proper helmet on motor assisted bicycle
  • Fail to surrender permit for motor vehicle
  • Use plate not authorized for vehicle
  • Operate unsafe vehicle
  • Drive commercial motor vehicle – improper licence
  • Fail to have insurance card

The accused is also currently bound by an undertaking with the following conditions to not occupy the driver’s seat of a motor vehicle and to not be in the City of Peterborough unless to attend court or speak with legal counsel.

No name was released.

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