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Norwood-area man facing drug, driving charges following Hwy. 7 traffic stop

Peterborough County OPP have charged a Norwood-area man with several offences after they allege he was found in possession of drugs while driving under suspension.
Peterborough County OPP have charged a Norwood-area man with several offences after they allege he was found in possession of drugs while driving under suspension. Don Mitchell / Global News

A Norwood-area man is facing multiple drug and traffic charges following a traffic stop on Highway 7 on Wednesday morning.

According to Peterborough County OPP, officers stopped a vehicle around 10:30 a.m. in Asphodel-Norwood Township. Police allege the driver was in possession of methamphetamine.

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James Keating, 40, of Asphodel-Norwood Township, was arrested and charged with possession of a Schedule I substance, driving a motor vehicle with failure to display two plates, driving while under suspension, failure to surrender a permit for a motor vehicle and failure to surrender an insurance card.

He was released and is scheduled to appear in court in Peterborough on March 4.

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