Bruce Peninsula OPP Report: GREY BRUCE OPP SEIZE DRUGS AT TRAFFIC STOP IN WIARTON

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Media Release

(SOUTH BRUCE PENINSULA, ON) – On March 25, 2021 at 8:08 p.m. Grey Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) conducted a traffic stop on a rental truck on William Street in Wiarton, in the Town of South Bruce Peninsula.

Officers arrested the driver, who was currently a prohibited driver, from previous incidents and they also had outstanding warrants. 

After further investigation, the passenger was also arrested for trafficking drugs.

Grey Bruce OPP have charged a 32 year old from South Bruce Peninsula, with the following offences:

• Two (2) counts of operation while prohibited, section 320.18(1)(a) Criminal Code of Canada CCC

• Traffick in Schedule I substance – opiod, (fentanyl) section 5(1) Controlled Drugs and Substance Act (CDSA)

•Traffick in Schedule I substance – methamphetamine (crystal meth), section 5(1) CDSA

• Possession of imitation weapon for a dangerous purpose, section 88 CCC

• Possessing counterfeit money, section 450(b) CCC

Grey Bruce OPP have also charged a 26 year old from Wiarton, with the following offences:

• Traffick in Schedule I substance – opiod, (fentanyl) section 5(1) Controlled Drugs and Substance Act (CDSA)

• Traffick in Schedule I substance – methamphetamine (crystal meth), section 5(1) CDSA

• Possession of imitation weapon for a dangerous purpose, section 88 CCC

• Possessing counterfeit money, section 450(b) CCC

Both accused must attend the Ontario Court of Justice in Owen Sound on April 29, 2021.