Traffic stop on Paugh Lake Road leads to drug charges
Two persons have been charged with drug related offences after a traffic stop.
On June 15, 2023, just after 3:00 p.m., officers from the Killaloe Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) conducted a traffic stop on Paugh Lake Road in the Township of Madawaska Valley.
As a result of police investigation, 35-year-old Patrick McCORMACK of the Township of Killaloe, Hagarty and Richards, and 48-year-old Brenda DAVIDSON of the Township of Bonnechere Valley have been charged with the following Criminal Code offences:
- Possession of a schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking (two counts);
- Possession of a prohibited device; and,
- Possession of property obtained by crime.
Both accused persons were released from custody with a court date scheduled for August 9, 2023, at the Ontario Court of Justice, Killaloe.
Yarmel,C.,OPP Killaloe Detachment(2023,June20) DRUG CHARGES LAID [media release]
Impaired charge follows traffic complaint
Police have laid impaired charges on a driver after a conducting a traffic stop on a motor vehicle.
On June 17, 2023, just before 10:00 a.m., officers from the Killaloe Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a traffic complaint on Highway 60 in the Township of Killaloe, Hagarty and Richards. A short time later, the vehicle was located, and a traffic stop was conducted.
As part of the investigation the driver was transported to the detachment for further testing. As a result of the investigation, 31-year-old Donald William KING of Cobden was arrested and charged with the following Criminal Code offences:
- Impaired operation of a conveyance; and,
- Operating a conveyance while having over 80 mgs of alcohol per 100 ml of blood.
The accused was released from custody, and is scheduled to appear in court on August 9, 2023, Ontario Court of Justice, Killaloe. The accused’s driver’s licence was suspended for 90 days, and the vehicle towed and impounded.
Yarmel,C.,OPP Killaloe Detachment(2023,June20) TRAFFIC COMPLAINT LEADS TO IMPAIRED CHARGES [media release]