A 36-year-old Nipissing First Nation man is facing a number of charges after has was stopped for speeding along Highway 17 in Nipissing First Nation.
The OPP began the investigation and realized that the man was a suspended driver and he was arrested.
Police say after searching the vehicle the police found drug paraphernalia, naloxone, prohibited rifle magazines, ammunition, drugs suspected to be methamphetamine pills, crystal methamphetamine and marijuana.
As a result of the police investigation Dwayne Marier, 36 of NIpissing First Nation was charged with the following:
- Possession of Substance in Schedule I contrary to Section 4(1) of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA);
- Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking Schedule I contrary to Section 5(2) of the CDSA;
- Unauthorized Possession of Prohibited Device x 2 contrary to Section 91(2) of the Criminal Code (CC);
- Drive Vehicle with Cannabis Readily Available contrary to Section 12(1) of the Cannabis Control Act;
- Drive While Under Suspension contrary to Section 53(1) of the Highway Traffic Act (HTA); and
- Speeding contrary to Section 128 of the HTA.
The accused was released on a Promise to Appear and Officer In Charge Undertaking with conditions. He has a date to attend the Ontario Court of Justice in North Bay, Ontario, on February 19, 2019.