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Cocaine Bust – Suspended Driver Arrested

(ASHFIELD-COLBORNE-WAWANOSH, ON) – A Huron-Kinloss man is facing a drug possession charge and a charge for driving while suspended following a traffic stop that took place last week in Ashfield-Colborne-Wawanosh. 

On Thursday, May 12, 2022 at approximately 9:00 a.m. a Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer was doing scene security at a property on Zion Road when he was approached by a motorist looking to see what was going on. 

The officer had knowledge that the driver was a suspended driver so a traffic stop was initiated. Upon confirming the licence suspension the driver was placed under arrest and searched. A search incident to arrest resulted in police locating a small quantity of suspected cocaine in the vehicle. 

John WAIN, 47 years of age from Huron-Kinloss has been charged with Driving While Under Suspension and Possession of a Schedule I Substance – Cocaine. The accused has since been released from custody with a court appearance scheduled for July 4, 2022 at the Ontario Court of Justice – Goderich.