January 30, 2019 5:16 pm

Peterborough County OPP seize drugs, arrest 4 at motel on Highway 7

OPP seized drugs and arrested 4 people at a Peterborough area motel.

Nick Westoll / Global News
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Four people face charges after Peterborough County OPP discovered drugs in a motel room just east of Peterborough on Tuesday.

Officers were called to a motel on Highway 7 in Otonabee-South Monaghan Township to assist with an unwanted person complaint.

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Police say officers located four individuals inside and found controlled substances, including cocaine and hydromorphine.

Arrested and charged were:

  • Ashley Hadwyn, 33, of Otonabee-South Monaghan, is charged with possession of a schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking (cocaine); possession of a schedule I substance (hydromorphine) and possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000.
  • Alice Bergeron, 20, of Peterborough is charged with possession of a schedule I substance (cocaine) and possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000
  • Bradley Vienneau, 26, of Peterborough, is charged with breach of recognizance and breach of probation. He will appear in court in Peterborough on Feb. 21.
  • Joseph Simon, 37, of Peterborough, is charged with possession of a schedule 1 substance for the purpose of trafficking (cocaine), possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000 and two counts of breach of recognizance,

Hadwyn and Simon were held in custody for court appearances in Peterborough on Wednesday; Bergeron and Vinneau will make court appearances on Feb. 21.

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