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Brantford residents arrested after drugs, replica firearm found during traffic stop

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Two Brantford residents are facing multiple charges after a replica firearm and several drugs were found during a traffic stop.

Officers were near the intersection of East Ave. and Alfred St. around 9 p.m. on Monday when their cruiser was nearly struck by a vehicle.

Officers conducted a traffic stop. Occupying the vehicle was a male driver and two female passengers.
 
While speaking with the driver, officers observed a firearm and drug paraphernalia in clear view. Information received indicated the driver was currently prohibited from operating a motor vehicle and was in violation of a valid release order.
 
As a result, the driver was subsequently placed under arrest. Search of the vehicle subsequent to arrest located the following:  

  • Approx. 151 grams of suspected Cocaine, with an estimated street value of $15,110
  • Approx. 32 grams of suspected Fentanyl, with an estimated street value of $8,098
  • Approx. 24.6 grams of suspected Methamphetamine, with an estimated street value of $3,690
  • Approx. 13 grams of suspected Crack-Cocaine, with an estimated street value of $1,330
  • Drug paraphernalia including packaging and digital scales.
  • Replica firearm

 
As a result of the investigation, James Ronald WILSON, 31, of Brantford, stands charged with the following:

  • Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking x 4 contrary to the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act
  • Possession of Weapon for Dangerous Purpose contrary to the Criminal Code
  • Fail to Comply – Release Order contrary to the Criminal Code
  • Drive while Under Suspension contrary to the Highway Traffic Act
 
Additionally, Rebecca Lynn JACQUES, 35, of Brantford, stands charged with:

  • Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking x 4 contrary to the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act

Both accused were held for a bail hearing.

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