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Heroin seized after traffic stop in Lindsay

Two Lindsay residents are charged after police say 17.4 grams of heroin was seized after a traffic stop on Highway 35.

According to Kawartha Lakes Police, at 10:15 p.m. Monday (Jan. 13), officers stopped a vehicle believed to be speeding on Highway 35 south of Lindsay.

After speaking with the male occupants of the vehicle, the investigating officer enlisted the assistance of the Drug Enforcement Unit. Further investigation resulted in the seizure of 17.4 grams of heroin and a combat knife from the two men, according to police.

Joshua George Innes, 32, is charged with possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking, possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose and failing to comply with the conditions of his probation order.

Richard George Stamatiou, 27, is charged with possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking and failing to comply with the conditions of his probation order.

Both men were held for a bail hearing scheduled for Tuesday (Jan. 14) at the Ontario Court of Justice in Lindsay.

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