November 9, 2018 11:16 am

Man facing several charges after traffic stop in Collingwood

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A man is facing several charges after police seized licence plates that had been reported stolen and cannabis during a traffic stop in Collingwood.

According to Collingwood and The Blue Mountains OPP, on Thursday just before 9 p.m., an officer patrolling Peel Street near McKean Crescent stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation.

Police say during the stop, officers discovered the plates attached to the vehicle had been reported stolen.

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According to police, upon further investigation, officers found another set of allegedly stolen licence plates inside the vehicle.

Police say they also a small amount of cannabis.

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Officers say the driver, an 18-year-old man from Collingwood. is now facing several charges including possessing cannabis under 19 years, driving with cannabis readily available, use of plates not authorized, disobeying a stop sign, blood alcohol content above zero, operating a motor vehicle without insurance and two counts of possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000.

According to police, he is scheduled to appear in court in Collingwood on Dec. 4.

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