KENORA – Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Traffic Incident Management Enforcement (TIME) and the OPP Northwest Region Canine Unit have charged a person for drug trafficking as a result of a traffic stop on Highway 17A.
On Friday March 5, 2021 at approximately 3:17 pm CST Police conducted a traffic stop on Highway 17A.
The canine unit attended a short time later to assist and it was determined that there was drugs in the vehicle.
Police seized a large amount of suspected Cocaine with a street value of approximately $100,000.
As a result of the investigation, 25 year old Aaron BROWN of Boissevain, Manitoba was charged with the following charges under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA).
- Possession of a Schedule I substance for the purpose of Trafficking-Cocaine, contrary to section 5(2) CDSA
- Traffic in Schedule I Substance-Cocaine, contrary to section 5(1) CDSA
The accused was released on a Form 9 Appearance Notice to attend the Kenora Courthouse on March 18, 2021 to answer to the charges.