Peterborough County OPP
Peterborough County OPP seized cocaine, oxycodone and cash during a vehicle stop Friday in Cavan Monaghan Township.

A man from Gravenhurst, Ont. faces impaired driving and drug-related charges after a traffic stop in Cavan Monaghan Township Friday afternoon.

Around 1:30 PM, Peterborough County OPP responded to a concern of a possibly impaired driver on Highway 115 in Cavan Monaghan, just south of Peterborough.

Upon locating the vehicle, police determined the driver was under the influence of alcohol.

During the investigation, and with assistance from the Peterborough Community Street Crime Unit and the Central Region Emergency Response Team (ERT), officers located and seized a number of drugs and cash in the vehicle.

Benjamin Macnab, 26, of Gravenhurst, was arrested and charged with two counts of possession of a Schedule 1 substance for the purpose of trafficking (cocaine, oxycodone), possession of a Schedule 4 substance for the purpose of trafficking, operation of a vehicle while impaired by alcohol and drugs, operation of a vehicle while impaired with a blood alcohol concentration above 80 and possession of counterfeit money.

Macnab was released and is scheduled to appear in Peterborough court on June 6.

Source: Global News