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London, Ont. driver charged with possession of suspected cocaine: Cobourg police

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. Global Peterborough File

What started as a stop to inspect a licence plate resulted in an arrest for drug possession, Cobourg police said Monday.

A police release said Cobourg officers spotted a vehicle travelling west on Highway 401 on Sunday, with a licence plate that didn’t match the vehicle description.

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The vehicle was stopped, according to police, after which it was determined that the driver’s licence had been suspended.

Police reportedly arrested the driver for that offence. However, during a search, police said they seized a small amount of suspected cocaine along with an unidentified opioid.

Randy Rae, 40, of London, Ont., was charged with possession twice, and four other driving charges, according to police.

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