TRAFFIC STOP LEADS TO CHARGES

(NORTH GRENVILLE, ON) – On December 9, 2021 at approximately 5:00 p.m., members of the Leeds, Grenville & Lanark Community Street Crime Unit conducted a traffic stop on Highway 416 in the Municipality of North Grenville. The investigation lead to the arrest of the sole occupant. A search of the vehicle and driver, resulted in the seizure of a quantity of suspected cocaine & illicit Cannabis. John FAHRNGRUBER, aged 62, of Edwardsburgh Township, was charged with:

·      Possession of Schedule I Substance (Cocaine) for the purpose of Trafficking – Controlled Drugs Substances Act sec. 5(2)

·      Possession for the Purpose of Distributing – Cannabis Act sec. 9(2)

·      Failure to comply with Undertaking – Criminal Code sec. 145(4)(a)

He is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Brockville on January 12, 2022.

If you have any information on the above investigations or any other please contact Grenville OPP on 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-(TIPS) 8477 or submit your tip on-line at www.ontariocrimestoppers.ca. Crime Stoppers does not want your name, you don’t go to court, and you could earn cash reward.