Cobourg Police – Gores Landing Man Facing Numerous Criminal Charges (Name Released)

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A man has been charged with drug trafficking after being arrested on a warrant.

On Saturday, March 11, 2023, police arrested a Cobourg man on the strength of an endorsed warrant held by the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP).

Upon arrest, police located a prohibited knife, suspected Fentanyl, Crystal Methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia, and over $1,600 Canadian currency. Through further investigation, police learned the man was bound by conditions prohibiting the possession of weapons.

As a result, Brandon Pereira (29) of Gores Landing, was charged with the following:

1) Possession of a schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking-Crystal Methamphetamine- 5(2)

Controlled Drugs and Substance Act (CDSA)

2) Possession of a schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking-Fentanyl -5(2) CDSA

3) Possession of proceeds of property obtained by crime under $5000 -354(1)(a) Criminal Code of Canada (CCC)

4) Possession of a Prohibited Device –92(2) CCC

5) Possession of Prohibited Device contrary to Prohibition Order- 117.01(1) CCC

6) Fail to Comply with Undertaking – 145(4)(a) CCC

The accused was released on an undertaking and turned over to OPP who assumed custody.

Pete Fisher
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