Two Toronto residents were arrested in Sarnia this week after a traffic stop led to the seizure of nearly $60,000 in drugs and cash, and a close call for officers, police say.
Sarnia Police say members of the vice unit began investigating a group of individuals from the GTA, this spring.
“In the evening hours of June 7, a vehicle was stopped in the 100 block of Russell Street south,” a news release noted. “During the stop, the driver of the motor vehicle rammed an unmarked police vehicle with two police officers inside, in an attempt to evade arrest.
“Luckily, neither the police officers nor the occupants of the suspect vehicle were injured however, the police vehicle sustained damage.
“Officers were able to contain the situation and safely bring two individuals within the vehicle into custody.”
A search of the vehicle resulted in the seizure of:
- 419.83 grams of methamphetamine
- 165.61 grams of fentanyl
- 66.05 grams of cocaine
- $552.75 Canadian Currency
The total street value of drugs and cash seized was approximately $58,450.25.
Both individuals, age 24 and 22 of Toronto, face a number of drug trafficking charges, in addition to dangerous driving and failure to comply with release order.
Both were held pending a bail hearing.