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Police seize 20K worth of illegal drugs during traffic stop in Cambridge

A man in handcuffs. Pixabay File

Waterloo Regional Police say more than $20,000 worth of drugs was seized and a Brantford man was charged after a traffic stop in Cambridge on Monday morning.

According to police, officers pulled over a GMC truck near the intersection of Hespeler and Pinebush roads shortly after 10 a.m.

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Police say the driver was driving the truck while disqualified and was arrested.

Officers then searched the truck, where they found a large quantity of drugs, including 95 grams of cocaine, 46 grams of heroin, 38 grams of cannabis resin, 198 grams of psilocybin and 242 grams of dried cannabis.

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A 59-year-old man from Brantford is facing numerous charges including possession for the purpose of trafficking, failure to comply with a release order and driving while disqualified.

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