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Drugs, cash, air pistols seized in Hwy. 401 traffic stop in Northumberland County

Northumberland OPP have charged three men with drugs and weapons charges following a traffic stop on Sept. 30 east of Cobourg. Nick Westoll / File / Global News

Three men face drug and weapons offences following a traffic stop on Highway 401 in Northumberland County last month.

Northumberland OPP say around 3 p.m. on Sept. 30, police received reports of a possible impaired driver travelling eastbound on Highway 401 east of Cobourg in Alnwick-Haldimand Township.

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OPP stopped the car, which had three men inside.

“Throughout the investigation officers located two air pistols, a quantity of cash and drugs,” OPP stated on Thursday.

Matthew Roderick Nation, 25, of Ajax, Ont., Ransley Jon Villarias, 24, of Toronto and Jean-Micheal Boudreau of North York, were arrested and charged with several offences including proceeds of property obtained by crime, possession of weapons and drug possession.

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Nation was also charged with dangerous operation of a motor vehicle and care of control of a vehicle while impaired.

All three accused were released and are scheduled to appear in court in Cobourg on Nov. 14.

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