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Suspected cocaine, ecstasy seized during Blind River traffic stop

OPP responded to erratic driving complaint on Highway 17
11-07-18 OPP Stock
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BLIND RIVER - On Nov. 17, 2020 at approximately 6:01 p.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a traffic complaint on Highway 17 where a pickup truck was swerving back and forth along with inconsistent speeds within the Township of the North Shore.

At approximately 6:22 p.m., the vehicle was observed travelling at a high rate of speed and a traffic stop was initiated on Highway 17 near Frampet Drive in the Town of Blind River. Upon approaching the pickup truck, the officer detected a strong odour of cannabis marijuana emanating within the vehicle and advised the driver the reason for the stop. The vehicle was searched and police located a small amount of suspected cocaine and ecstasy.

As a result of the investigation, the passenger Kaiming Lee Tung from Mississauga was charged with:
    •    Possession of a Schedule I Substance - cocaine, contrary to section 4(1) of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA); and with
    •    Possession of a Schedule I Substance - ecstasy, contrary to section 4(1) of the CDSA.  

The accused is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Blind River on Jan. 7, 2021.