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Drug-trafficking investigation results in charges for Toronto resident

Nottawasaga OPP have charged a 24-year-old Toronto resident in connection with a drug-trafficking investigation that began in early summer. Police handout

A drug-trafficking investigation that began in early summer has resulted in a slew of charges for a 24-year-old Toronto resident, Nottawasaga OPP say.

On Wednesday, officers conducted a traffic stop in connection with the investigation and arrested Sideeki Simms, 24, from Toronto.

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Simms was charged with the following:

  • cocaine possession for the purpose of trafficking,
  • opioid possession for the purpose of trafficking,
  • possession of a loaded prohibited or restricted firearm,
  • unauthorized possession of a prohibited or restricted firearm,
  • occupying a vehicle knowing there was a firearm,
  • possession of a firearm knowing the serial number has been tampered with,
  • failure to comply with an undertaking,
  • possession of crime proceeds under $5,000, and
  • carrying a firearm, weapon or prohibited device in a careless manner.

Simms was held for a bail hearing.

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Anyone with information regarding the investigation is asked to contact 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477.

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