Traffic Stop for Speeding Results in Drug Trafficking Charges

Thunder Bay Police Service
Thunder Bay Police Service

THUNDER BAY – NEWS – Speeding along Fort William Road led to a police stop that resulted in a number of charges for a 45-year-old Thunder Bay man.

Police officers conducted a routine stop of a speeding driver early Wednesday morning, in the area of Fort William Road near the Harbour Expressway just after 4 am on Wednesday, October 21. 2020, when they observed a dark sedan driving at a rate of speed higher than the posted speed limit.

Officers conducted a traffic stop and learned the male driver was wanted by other police services, at which point police arrested the accused without incident.

During the arrest officers located and seized a quantity of suspect crystal methamphetamine, a quantity of suspected fentanyl, Canadian currency, and paraphernalia consistent with drug trafficking.

Scott Allan Rex STEVENSON, 45, of Thunder Bay, now faces charges of:

• Possession of Crystal Methamphetamine for the Purpose of Trafficking
• Possession of Heroin for the Purpose of Trafficking
• Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Under $5,000

He appeared in bail court on Wednesday, October 21, 2020, and was remanded into custody with a future appearance date of Friday, October 23, 2020. None of the charges has been proven in a court of law.