OPP seize drugs after Wiarton traffic stop

Seized items. Photo provided by the Grey Bruce OPP.

Grey Bruce OPP conducted a traffic stop in Wiarton that resulted in the seizure of drugs and charges being laid.

The incident happened just after 8:00pm March 25th on William Street.

Officers arrested the driver, who police say was a prohibited driver, from previous incidents and they also had outstanding warrants.

After further investigation, the passenger was also arrested for allegedly trafficking drugs.

Jordan Girard, 32 years old from South Bruce Peninsula, has been charged with:

  • Two (2) counts of operation while prohibited, section 320.18(1)(a) Criminal Code of Canada CCC
  • Traffic in Schedule I substance – opioid, (fentanyl) section 5(1) Controlled Drugs and Substance Act (CDSA)
  • Traffic in Schedule I substance – methamphetamine (crystal meth), section 5(1) CDSA
  • Possession of imitation weapon for a dangerous purpose, section 88 CCC
  • Possessing counterfeit money, section 450(b) CCC

Also, Brandon Bell, 26 years old from Wiarton, has been charged with:

  • Traffic in Schedule I substance – opioid, (fentanyl) section 5(1) Controlled Drugs and Substance Act (CDSA)
  • Traffic in Schedule I substance – methamphetamine (crystal meth), section 5(1) CDSA
  • Possession of imitation weapon for a dangerous purpose, section 88 CCC
  • Possessing counterfeit money, section 450(b) CCC

These charges have not yet been proven.

Both accused must attend the Ontario Court of Justice in Owen Sound on April 29, 2021.