Driver faces drug charges

Driver faces drug charges

At approximately 11:39 p.m. on Thursday April 14th, 2016 on Main Street in North Bay, while North Bay Police patrol officers were conducting a R.I.D.E. check, police arrested a male driver.

As a result of the investigation, which included a search of the driver’s vehicle, Graeme Robert Walpole, age 26, of North Bay was charged with:

  • One count of possession for the purpose of trafficking under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act; and
  • One count of possession of property obtained by crime under $5000, under the Criminal Code.

As a result of the search of the vehicle, police seized:

  • two large bags of suspected marijuana;
  • a small quantity of suspected shatter; and
  • $935 in cash.

The accused was released from custody with a court date scheduled for May 24th, 2016.