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Sudbury man, 20, was allegedly selling cocaine in Cochrane

The OPP say he conducted a drug deal in a commercial parking lot off of Highway 11

A 20-year-old Sudbury man has been arrested for drug trafficking by the OPP in Cochrane.

At around 11:30 a.m. Sept. 11, the Cochrane OPP responded to what they describe as a “drug trafficking occurrence” in a commercial parking lot off of Highway 11 in the town of Cochrane.

The suspect was located an arrested a short time later on Third Street in the community.

Police seized suspected cocaine, drug paraphernalia and Canadian currency, that combined, had an estimated street value of $8,500. 

The suspect has been charged with: 

  • Possession of a Schedule I Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking - Cocaine contrary to section 5(2) Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA),
  • Trafficking in Schedule I Substance - Cocaine contrary to section 5(1) CDSA,
  • Four counts of Fail to Comply with Probation Order contrary to section 733.1(1) of the Criminal Code (CC), and
  • Two counts of Failure to Comply with Release Order - Other Than to Attend Court contrary to section 145(5)(a) CC.

He was held in custody for a bail hearing, and is scheduled to attend a video hearing with the Ontario Court of Justice in Cochrane Sept. 22.