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Traffic stop results in drug charge

Over 40 grams of marijuana was seized
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NEWS RELEASE

ONTARIO PROVINCIAL POLICE

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WAWA – On Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016 at approximately 5:20 p.m., members of the Superior East Wawa Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) had occasion to stop a motor vehicle travelling Southbound on Highway 17 in the Bailloquet Township for a Highway Traffic Act infraction.

Investigation revealed that the driver was in possession of narcotics.

Seized as a result of this stop was 41.5 grams of cannabis marijuana.

As a result Sean Bennett (43) of Winnipeg Manitoba was charged with the following offence:

  • Adult Possession of a Schedule II Substance- Cannabis Marijuana over 30 grams contrary to section 4(1) of the Control Drug and Substance Act.

The accused was released from custody and is to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Wawa, Ontario on Oct. 3, 2016.  

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