Oshawa man faces drug, driving charges following traffic stop in Cobourg
An Oshawa man is facing multiple drug and driving charges following a traffic stop in Cobourg on Saturday night.
The Cobourg Police Service says that around 11:45 p.m., officers conducted a vehicle stop on Division Street. Police allege the driver provided false identification and that a subsequent search of the vehicle turned up a quantity of drugs, including crystal methamphetamine, fentanyl and psilocybin (magic mushrooms).
Tyler Stephens, 28, of Oshawa, was arrested and charged with:
- Two counts of possession of a Schedule 1 substance (crystal meth, fentanyl) for the purpose of trafficking
- One count of possession of a Schedule 3 substance (psilocybin) for the purpose of trafficking
- Two counts each of breach of probation and breach of an undertaking
- Driving without a proper rear light
- Driving a motor vehicle without validation on licence plate
- Failure to have an insurance card
- Driving while under suspension
- Driving a motor vehicle with an open container of liquor
- Obstructing a police officer
He was held in custody for a scheduled bail hearing on Sunday.
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