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Driver Charged With Possession Following Tip By Residents

Posted: 2019-02-20 11:50:17 By: hbr

Bracebridge Detachment arrested a driver after his driving compelled concerned residents to contact police.

Police say that on Tuesday night, they received several complaints about a small car being operated erratically and as officers observed the suspect vehicle the suspect attempted to back into a driveway to turn around, but instead struck a snow bank and got stuck. Officers approached the vehicle where they discovered drugs, open alcohol and were even handed fake insurance information for the vehicle.

21 year old Zachary Sheard of Bracebridge was arrested and charged with Possession of Cocaine and Using a Forged Document.

Sheard was also charged with a number of Provincial Offences including; Drive without proper rear lights, driving a motor vehicle with open container of liquor, driving a vehicle with cannabis readily available, and finally Possessing fraudulent proof of insurance.

Sheard will appear before a Bracebridge Court on March 19th to answer to his charges.