At approximately 8:00 p.m. on 14Feb2019 a drug trafficking investigation conducted by the Owen Sound Police Service Drug Enforcement Unit resulted in the arrest of a 48 year old Owen Sound man. The accused was stopped by a patrol officer and taken into custody as he walked up the sidewalk of the 10 th Street East hill.
A subsequent search conducted by police revealed that the man was in possession of a lock box containing 33 grams of Crystal Methamphetamine along with drug packaging and a small quantity of cash. The street value of the seized narcotics is as much as $3,300.
The accused was charged with both Possession of a Controlled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking and Possession of Proceeds of Crime. The accused remains in police custody pending a court appearance which is scheduled to take place on the morning of 15Feb2019.