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Methamphetamine Bust – SHIELDS

(TOWNSHIP OF MAPLETON, ON) – On April 11, 2021 at approximately 10:30 p.m., a member of the Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) conducted a traffic stop on Highway 6 north of Alma.  

While speaking with the driver, the officer observed drug paraphernalia within the vehicle.   Police also recovered a quantity of a substance suspected to be crystal methamphetamine from within the vehicle.

Steven Thomas SHIELDS, 39-years-old of Wellington North Township has been charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance-methamphetamine and Drive Vehicle with Cannabis Readily Available.

The Accused is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Guelph on May 14, 2021, to answer to the charges.