April 25, 2019 10:21 am

Toronto man charged after crack cocaine seized in traffic stop north of Peterborough: OPP

A Toronto man faces drug charges following an investigation by OPP.

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A Toronto man faces drug charges following a traffic stop by OPP north of Peterborough on Wednesday morning.

Peterborough County OPP say the arrest was part of an investigation by the OPP’s Peterborough Community Street Crime Unit.

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Around 11 a.m., the OPP’s Central Region Tactics and Rescue Unit and the Peterborough Police Service Drug Enforcement Unit stopped a vehicle on Buckhorn Road at the 8th Line of Smith in Selwyn Township.

According to police, officers seized crack cocaine and cash, and arrested one man in the vehicle. A search warrant was also executed at a resident on Hunter Street East in Peterborough.

Ikeba Fraser, 24, of Toronto, was arrested and charged with possession of a Schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking and possession of proceeds of property obtained by crime under $5,000.

He was held in custody and is scheduled to appear in court in Peterborough for a bail hearing on Thursday.

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