Large haul of drugs seized by Orillia OPP

Police say they seized 100,000 worth of cocaine

Two people have been charged after OPP say they seized about $100,000 worth of drugs during a traffic stop in Orillia.

Police say on Dec. 19 a vehicle was pulled over for a Highway Traffic Act offence. During the investigation, officers discovered one of the occupants was not complying with their release order.

The two occupants were arrested. During a search of the vehicle, provincial police say they seized about 1.1 kg of cocaine, as well as cannabis and brass knuckles.

A 41-year-old man from North York has been charged with:

  • Possession of a Schedule I substance for the purpose of Trafficking- Cocaine- Section 5(2) CDSA
  • Possession of Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose- Section 88 CC
  • Possessing cannabis for the purpose of selling- Section 10(2) Cannabis Act
  • Failure to comply with release order- other than attend court- Section 145(5)(a) CC
  • Failure to comply with release order- other than attend court- Section 145(5)(a) CC

A 32-year-old Toronto man has been charged with:

  • Possession of a Schedule I substance for the purpose of Trafficking- Cocaine- Section 5(2) CDSA
  • Possession of a Schedule I substance for the purpose of Trafficking- Opioid- Section 5(2) CDSA
  • Possession of Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose- Section 88 CCC
  • Possessing cannabis for the purpose of selling- Section 10(2) Cannabis Act
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