A 36-year-old North Bay man is looking at several charges including possession of cocaine and assaulting a police officer following a traffic stop.

Police attempted to stop a Jeep Cherokee on Algonquin Avenue around 10:00am Sunday however, police say the driver didn’t stop.

Instead, he drove to a parking lot on a side street where he eventually came to a stop.

When police got there, they learned the man was under several driving prohibitions and charged him with five counts.

During the arrest, the accused assaulted police and so police charged him with that offence.

They also found six grams of cocaine and the man is charged with possession of cocaine.

The man is also looking at a charge of failing to stop for police in connection with the traffic stop violation on Algonquin.

Police also impounded the Cherokee.