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Over $3,500 of drugs off North Bay streets following traffic stop

A 28-year-old Ottawa man is facing drug trafficking charges after a city police traffic stop.

On April 23, police got a call about an erratic vehicle on Lakeshore Drive. After a traffic stop, it’s alledged police found nearly 240 suspected hydromorphone pills, 22 grams of a suspected cutting agent and $200.

The estimated street value of the drugs seized in this incident is approximately $3,550.

The accused was charged with:

  • One count of Possession of a Schedule I substance for the purpose of Trafficking – Opioid
  • One count of Possession of proceeds of property obtained by crime under $5000
  • One count of Personation with intent to avoid arrest, prosecution or obstruct justice
  • One count of Driving while under suspension

He was held in custody pending a bail hearing at the North Bay Courthouse.

 

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