Brockville police lay drug charges after investigating activities in vehicle

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Being caught in a car with open alcohol and cocaine led to numerous charges for two men in Brockville.

In a media release, the Brockville Police Service states that on Thursday, May 16, at about 11:15 a.m., officers were investigating a complaint regarding a breach of bail conditions in the area of Crocker Crescent.

“Officers located the vehicle in the area of the Hampton Inn, and noted that there were two males in the vehicle,” the release explains.

Officers were investigating the situation, which involved two males, 22 and 23 years old. The men were found to be in possession of open alcohol in the vehicle, police say.

The 22-year-old male then allegedly “locked the doors to the vehicle in an attempt to prevent the officers from further searching.”

Eventually, officers gained entry to the vehicle and a quantity of cocaine was located which was separated into small packages along with a scale. Both males were arrested. Further investigation revealed that the 23-year-old man had recently sold cocaine,” according to police.

As a result, the vehicle was towed and both men were charged. The 23-year-old was charged with trafficking cocaine, possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking, fail to comply with probation, fail to comply with release order and held for a bail hearing.

The 22-year-old was charged with possession of a substance for the purpose of trafficking and released with a future court date.

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