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London, Ont., police seize more than $83K in drugs during traffic stop

A 36-year-old Londoner and two youths face a combined total of more than a dozen charges, including aggravated assault and break and enter. Matthew Trevithick / Global News

A Corunna, Ont., man has been arrested for impaired driving and drug possession, after London police seized $83,507 worth of drugs during a traffic stop.

Police say on Tuesday at 3:30 p.m., a police officer saw a man who appeared to be asleep at the wheel at a red light in the area of Dundas Street and Clark Road.

Officers arrested the man and searched his vehicle, finding $65,780 in methamphetamines, $8,460 worth of fentanyl, and over $9,000 worth of various other drugs.

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The 50-year-old Corunna man was charged with impaired driving, 28 counts of possession of a Schedule I substance for trafficking, and various other drug-related charges.

The accused appeared in London court on Wednesday concerning the charges.

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Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the London Police Service at (519) 661-5670 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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