UPDATE: OPP arrest two teens driving stolen car and seize drugs

Two Kitchener teens were arrested with drugs in a stolen car July 2 as they drove from Saugeen Shores towards Owen Sound, Grey Bruce OPP said in a July 2 news release.

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UPDATE: Grey Bruce OPP issued a correction to say that 10 grams of fentanyl, valued at $5,000 were seized from a stolen car, not 168 grams, valued at approximately $50,000, in its initial news release. OPP did not explain the discrepancy in the weight of the seized opioids.
This copy has been edited to reflect the latest police information.

Two Kitchener teens were arrested in a stolen car July 2 as they drove from Saugeen Shores towards Owen Sound, Grey Bruce OPP said in a July 2 news release.

Police said July 2, 2020 at 7:11 a.m. they were advised of a suspicious vehicle travelling from Saugeen Shores along Highway 21, towards Owen Sound.

OPP officers, with assistance from Owen Sound Police Service, stopped a silver-coloured car, and during the stop the driver reversed the car into an OPP cruiser.

OPP officers arrested both the driver and the passenger for possession of a stolen vehicle. A search revealed 10 grams of fentanyl, valued at approximately $5,000, and over $2,000 in cash and drug paraphernalia.

The two, a 19-year-old and a 17-year-old, are each charged with possession property obtained by crime under $5,000, and possession of opioids for the purpose of trafficking. The older teen is also charged with driving without a licence

Both were released on undertakings with Sept, 24 appearances in the Ontario Court of Justice in Owen Sound.

 

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