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Quebec duo face drug charges following traffic stop

Friday, May 02, 2014   by: Kate Adams

OPP News Release

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Members of the Mattawa Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Detachment have charged two males with drug offences. 

The charges stem from a traffic stop on Highway 17, Papineau-Cameron Township. 

The subsequent investigation led to the seizure of approximately 14 pounds of marihuana. 

The incident occurred on May 1, 2014 at approximately 9:09 a.m.

The driver, 51-year-old Ronald  MAHOMED of La Chute, Quebec was charged with:
•Possession of a Schedule II substance for purpose of Trafficking- over 3 kg contrary to section 5(2) Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA).

The passenger, 33-year-old, Eric SMITH of Pointe-Calumet, Quebec was charged with the following:
•Obstruct Peace Officer, contrary to section 129(a) of the Criminal Code of Canada (CCC);
•Property Obtained by Crime Under $5,000 contrary to section 354(1)(b) CCC;
•Possession of a Schedule II substance for the purpose of Trafficking-over 3 kg, contrary to section 5(2) CDSA.

Both accused were held for bail and are scheduled to appear in North Bay Provincial Court of Justice on May 2, 2014.

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