Brant OPP seize opioids, meth and arrest driver

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A Sault Ste. Marie man faces charges after a County of Brant OPP officer seized more than $20,000 worth of opioids and other illegal drugs following a traffic stop.

The driver was stopped at around 11:20 a.m. near Paris Road on Highway 403 east Sept. 17 for a traffic violation.

During the stop, the officer found a quantity of what is believed to be approximately 2,000 Percocet pills, purple and white fentanyl and crystal methamphetamine estimated to be worth more than $20,000.

Police have arrested and charged a 46-year-old Sault Ste Marie man with:

  • Possession of a schedule 1 substance contrary to Section 4(1) of the 
  • Controlled Drug and Substances act x 2
  • Possession of schedule 1 substance for the purpose of trafficking 
  • contrary to Section 5(1) of the Controlled Drug and Substances act
  • Possession of property obtained by crime contrary to Section 354(1)(a)
  • of the Criminal Code of Canada x 2The accused will appear in Brantford Court at a later date to answer to the charges.
  • Anyone with information regarding any 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 www.crimestoppers-brant.ca where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.
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