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Drug seized, 3 arrested during Hwy. 28 traffic stop north of Burleigh Falls: Peterborough County OPP

Peterborough County OPP arrested three people after drugs were seized during a traffic stop in North Kawartha Township. Don Mitchell / Global News

Three people face charges after police seized drugs during a traffic stop in North Kawartha Township on Friday.

According to Peterborough County OPP, around 3 p.m., officers respond to a traffic complaint on Hwy. 28. The vehicle was located and stopped north of Burleigh Falls. Police determined the driver was prohibited from driving. A subsequent search of the vehicle led to the seizure of illicit drugs.

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Randy Greenwood, 58, and Teresa Jones, 40, both of Highlands East, were arrested and charged with possession of a schedule 1 substance — Greenwood for other drugs, Jones for cocaine.

Greenwood was additionally charged with driving while prohibited. The vehicle was impounded for 45 days.

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Greenwood will appear in court in Peterborough on Dec. 7.

Jeffrey McColl, 36, of Omemee, Ont., was charged with obstructing a peace officer.

He and Jones will appear in court on Dec. 8, OPP said Tuesday.

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