A month long investigation led by the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Peterborough County Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU) resulted in an arrest yesterday morning.
At approximately 10:00am, a traffic stop was initiated by CSCU and Central Region OPP Emergency Response Team (ERT) members. Police seized drugs, a loaded handgun, Canadian currency, cell phones, digital scales and laptop computers from the vehicle.
Kirkland WILLIAMS (age 25) of Ajax, Ontario was arrested and charged with:
Possession of a Schedule 1 substance for the purpose of trafficking-heroin
Possession of a Schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking-fentanyl
Possession of a Schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking-cocaine
Possession of property obtained by crime-under $5000
Possession of weapon for dangerous purpose
Unauthorized possession of weapon
Possession of prohibited or restricted firearm/ammunition
Occupant of motor vehicle knowing there was firearm
Careless storage of firearm, weapon, prohibited device or ammunition
Carrying concealed weapon
Unauthorized possession of a prohibited or restricted firearm
Fail to comply with recognizance
The value of the seized drugs is estimated at approximately $15,000.
The accused was held in custody and will appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Peterborough later today.