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Two Lindsay Residents Facing Drug Trafficking Charges After Traffic Stop

KAWARTHA LAKES-The City of Kawartha Lakes OPP conducted a traffic stop that resulted in the reported seizure of an illegal weapon and illegal substances, and the arrest of two individuals.

Officers conducted a traffic stop on a motor vehicle for a Highway Traffic Act Offence on February 2. Through investigation a search was conducted of the vehicle locating illegal substances and a butterfly knife according to police. As a result of the search, two individuals were arrested and charged.

Philip Anderson, 36-year-old of Lindsay, was 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 – Opioid (other than heroin)

·      Possession of firearm or ammunition contrary to Prohibition Order – three counts

·      Unauthorized possession of Weapon

Jeremy Ross-Johanssen, 35-year-old of Lindsay, was 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 – Opioid (other than heroin)

·      Unauthorized possession of Weapon

Both accused were released on an Undertaking and will appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Lindsay at a future date.

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