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Monday, November 28, 2016

Ride stop leads to drug charges

NORTH BAY – On Nov. 26, 2016, at around 1:50 a.m., members of the North Bay Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) charged a female for drug offences.  The charges stem from a traffic stop during a Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere (RIDE) program on Highway 11 at Frost Street in the City of North Bay.

The subsequent investigation led to the seizure of cocaine, marijuana, oxycodone and over 1300 pills of dilaudid.   

The driver, Hillary ROBICHAUD, 30 years of age, of Port Colborne, Ontario, was arrested and charged with:

  • Possession of a Schedule I Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking-Cocaine contrary to section 5(2) of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA),
  • Possession of a Schecule II Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking-Under 3 kg contrary to section 5(2) CDSA,
  • Possession of a Schedule I Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking-Other Drugs contrary to section 5(2) CDSA,
  • Possession of a Schedule I Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking-Other Drugs contrary to section 5(2) CDSA.

The accused is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in North Bay, Ontario, on Dec. 13, 2016.



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