Police Briefs – July 12, 2016

Two men in Essex County accused of drug trafficking have been charged following a roadside stop.

OPP officers say they found drugs and cash after pulling over a vehicle Friday on Mersea Rd. 7 in Leamington.

A total of $5,200 worth of cocaine and nearly $5,000 in cash was seized in addition to a Ford pickup truck and Ford Mustang.

A 23-year-old Leamington man is charged with trafficking, possession of a substance for the purpose of trafficking and possession of a substance.

A 31-year-old Kingsville man has also been charged with the same three offences.