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Published December 28, 2022

Large haul of drugs seized by Orillia OPP

Police say they seized 100,000 worth of cocaine
Bracebridge woman among four arrested in drug sweeps in Muskoka, GTA
Bracebridge woman among four arrested in drug sweeps in Muskoka, GTA

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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