Northumberland OPP – Traffic Stop Leads to Drug Charges (Name Released)

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On January 30, 2024, at approximately 3:15 a.m., an officer from the Northumberland Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) was on conducting speed enforcement on Highway 401 westbound when a passenger vehicle was recorded travelling at 147 kilometers per hour (km/h).

A traffic stop was conducted and following speaking with the driver, police entered into a suspended driver investigation. A search of the driver and vehicle yielded suspected 13 grams of Cocaine, five Fentanyl patches and a quantity of Oxycodone, Hydromorphone and Amineptine tablets. Canadian currency was also seized.

As a result, Sean PIERRE, 20-years-old, from Brampton has been charged with:

  • Traffick in Schedule I substance – Cocaine
  • Traffick in Schedule I substance – Opioid – three counts
  • Traffick in Schedule III substance – other drugs
  • Possession of property obtained by crime over $5,000
  • Speeding
  • Driving while under suspension – two counts.

The street value of the Cocaine alone is worth approximately $1350.

The vehicle was impounded for 7 days.

The accused is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Cobourg at a future date.

Members of Northumberland OPP are committed to public safety, delivering proactive and innovative policing in partnership with our communities. Officers value your contribution to building safe communities. If you have information about suspected unlawful activity, please contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers to remain anonymous at www.stopcrimehere.ca

Pete Fisher
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