Traffic Stop Leads to Large Cash and Drug Seizure

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OPP have laid a number of charges in a stolen vehicle investigation

DRYDEN – CRIME – A routine traffic stop just west of Dryden has led to a large seizure of drugs and cash.

On November 27, 2018, at approximately 1:45 pm members of the Dryden Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) conducted a traffic stop for Highway Traffic Act offences on Highway 17, Eton Township (West of Dryden).

As a result of the stop, police seized 2 boxes of ammunition and a large quantity of drugs with a street value estimated at $50,000.00.

Police have charged Clifford GAY-PIERRE (25 years old) of Montreal, QC with the following offences:

1. Possession of a Schedule I substance for the purpose of Trafficking – Cocaine contrary to Section 5 (2) of the Controlled Drugs and Substance Act.

2. Trafficking in a Schedule I substance – Cocaine contrary to Section 5(1) of the Controlled Drugs and Substance Act.

3. Possession of over 30 grams of dried cannabis in a public place contrary to Section 8(1) (a) of the Cannabis Act.

4. Possession of a Firearm or Ammunition contrary to a Prohibition Order contrary to Section 117.01(1) of the Criminal Code.

The accused appeared at the Ontario Court of Justice on November 28, 2018. None of the charges have been proven in court.