RIDE Stop Leads to Seizure of Drugs and Cash 

(Innisfil, ON)  South Simcoe Police Service officers seized a large amount of cash and a quantity of drugs during a RIDE stop last night in Innisfil.

On Thursday, December 20, 2018 at 4:30 p.m., police had just begun a large RIDE operation at the 9th Line and 20th Sideroad in Innisfil when a vehicle was stopped with two occupants.

An officer observed what appeared to be a quantity of drugs in the vehicle and both the female driver and male passenger were arrested.

Investigation led to police locating over $25,500 in cash and 11 grams of suspected cocaine along with drug paraphernalia, a baton, a knife and a baseball bat.

A 23-year-old Innisfil woman is charged with:

Possession For the Purpose of Trafficking

Fail to Surrender Insurance Card

Fail to Properly Wear Seat Belt

Drive Motor Vehicle No Validation on Plate

Drive Motor Vehicle No Valid Permit

A 21-year-old Barrie man is charged with:

Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking

Breach of Probation

Fail to Properly Wear Seat Belt

Both suspects were transported to the North Division where they were later released with a future court date.

This is the second drug seizure in two weeks that originated with a RIDE stop. Officers are committed to public safety through proactive enforcement initiatives like RIDE that can lead to arrests for a variety of criminal activity in addition to impaired driving.

A photo of the vehicle stop is attached.





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