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Bancroft Woman Facing Drug Charges After Automated Licence Plate Reader Flags Vehicle With Expired Plates

NORTHUMBERLAND-AN officer from the Northumberland OPP was on patrol on County Road 25  on January 27 at approximately 9:00 a.m., when an Automated Licence Plate Recognition (ALPR) notification was received about a vehicle with expired plates.

Upon speaking with the occupants, police entered into a suspended driver investigation and a search reportedly led to the seizure of drugs suspected to be 20 grams of cocaine.

30-year-old Chrissy Arnold from Tweed has been charged with Possession of a Schedule I substance – cocaine. Possession of a Schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking – cocaine and Driving while under suspension – two counts.

46-year-old Christina Oszvald from Bancroft has been charged with Possession of a Schedule I substance – cocaine, Possession of a Schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking – cocaine and Permit use of plate not authorised for vehicle.

The total street value of the seized drugs is worth approximately $2000.

Both accused are scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Cobourg at a future date.

 

 

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