Scugog traffic stop nets more than $20,000 worth of drugs

A Toronto man is charged after police say thousands of drugs were located in a vehicle during a traffic stop in Scugog Township.

Durham Regional Police say an officer was driving in the area of Highway 7/12 and Scugog Line 12 just before 2 a.m. Nov. 1 when he observed a vehicle reportedly weaving on the road and travelling at a low rate of speed.

Police say the officer stopped the vehicle and detected the odour of cannabis.

The vehicle was searched and police say a quantity of drugs including cocaine, fentanyl, MDMA and crystal meth, as well as drug paraphernalia, was located.

Police say the drugs seized have a street value of more than $20,000.

Tevin Ellis, 26, of Toronto is charged with four counts of possession for the purpose of trafficking as well as driving while under suspension. He was held for a bail hearing.

Anyone with new information about this incident is asked to contact Cst. Mullen of North Division at 1-888-579-1520 extension 2033.

Anonymous information can be sent to Durham Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at http://www.durhamregionalcrimestoppers.ca. Tipsters may be eligible for a $2,000 cash reward.

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