An Ottawa man faces drugs and weapons charges following a vehicle stop in Peterborough on Thursday evening.
Peterborough County OPP say a month-long investigation by the OPP’s Peterborough County Community Street Crime Unit led to a traffic stop on Towerhill Road shortly after 5 p.m.
During the stop, officers seized cocaine, fentanyl, a loaded handgun, ammo and cash. The estimated street value of the drugs is $29,500.
Kevon Samuel-Barriteau, 24, of Ottawa, was arrested and charged with:
- Possession of a schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking (cocaine)
- Possession of a schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking (fentanyl)
- Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose
- Breach of firearms regulation
- Possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000
- Two counts of unauthorized possession of a prohibited firearm
- Possession of a prohibited firearm
- Occupant of a motor vehicle knowing there was a prohibited firearm
- Failure to comply with recognizance
- Two counts of fail to comply with a probation order
The accused was held in custody and is scheduled to appear in court on Friday.
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