County of Brant OPP seize fentanyl, ammunition

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A Brantford man faces drug and firearm charges after a Brant OPP officer stopped his vehicle at a RIDE checkpoint.

The County of Brant Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer, while conducting a RIDE (Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere) stop, flagged down a vehicle on Cockshutt Road in the County of Brant at approximately 1:45 a.m. on Saturday, Aug.17, 2019.

During the stop, the officer was alerted and an investigation was started. The officer located over 25 grams of a substance believed to be fentanyl,as well as ammunition.

Police have arrested and charged an 18-years-old man of Brantford with the following offences.

  • Possession of Schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking contrary to  Section 5(2) of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act
  • Possession of proceeds of property obtained by crime under $5,000, Section 354(1)(a) of the Criminal Code 
  • Possession of Prohibited device or ammunition, Section 92(2) of the Criminal Code
  • Possession of Firearm or Ammunition, Section 117.01(1) of the Criminal code; 
  • Obstruct Peace Officer Section 129(a)

He will appear in a Brantford courtroom at a later date to answer to his charges.

Anyone with information regarding any other incident is asked to call the OPP at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous you can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or leave an anonymous online message at where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.


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