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Published March 31, 2023

Two arrested in Springwater Township traffic stop

The seized items included 320 grams of cocaine, Canadian currency amounting to $940, a digital scale, and two cellular/mobile phones, an iPhone and a Samsung.

Orillia OPP have arrested two people who are now facing a combined nine charges after a traffic stop in Springwater Township.

OPP say on Wednesday afternoon, the 23-year-old men from Barrie were travelling northbound on Highway 400 when an officer clocked them at 57 km/hr over the posted speed limit of 100 km/hr. The vehicle was stopped and both the driver and passenger were arrested.

Upon further investigation and a search of the vehicle, police allegedly found a substantial amount of suspected drugs and trafficking paraphernalia.

The seized items included 320 grams of cocaine, Canadian currency, a digital scale, and two cell phones.

The charges the men face include trafficking and property obtained by crime under $5000. The driver was also charged with stunt driving and driving with open liquor.

Banner image via - The Orillia Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police

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