Peterborough County OPP – Traffic Stop Leads to Drug and Weapons Charges

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Members of the Peterborough County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) conducted a traffic stop that has led to drug and firearm charges.

On April 25, 2023, at approximately 10:50p.m., the Peterborough OPP initiated a traffic stop after observing a vehicle swerving on Lansdowne Street.

As part of the investigation, officers seized two loaded firearms, a rifle, multiple edged weapons, illicit drugs, Canadian currency, a conducted energy weapon, and other drug paraphernalia.

Eugene D’AUTEUIL (age 47) of Toronto, was arrested and charged with:

·      Possession of property obtained by crime-over $5000

·      Possession of a Schedule I substance for the purpose of Trafficking – Opioid

·      Possession of a Schedule I substance for the purpose of Trafficking – Cocaine

·      Tampering with serial number of a Firearm – two counts

·      Possession of a prohibited device or ammunition – four counts

·      Knowledge of Unauthorized Possession of Firearm – three counts

·      Possession of a loaded prohibited or restricted Firearm – two counts

·      Breach of Firearms Regulation – Store firearm or restricted weapon

·      Possession of a Schedule 1 Substance – Other Drugs

The accused was held for Bail and is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Peterborough on April 27, 2023.

Pete Fisher
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