Erratic driving results in drug charges for transport driver

Photo by Lucas Mulder.

A report of an erratically driven tractor trailer on Highway 401 in Greater Napanee leads to a discovery of drugs for officers of the Lennox and Addington (L&A) County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP).

At approximately 7 a.m. on Friday, Jul. 09, 2021, OPP responded to the report of an eastbound tractor trailer being driven in an erratic manner on Highway 401 in Greater Napanee, according to a release from OPP.  

Police initiated a traffic stop near the Palace Road exit and determined that the driver was showing signs of impairment. OPP said the driver was subsequently arrested and transported to Detachment for further processing by a Drug Recognition Expert Officer.  

As part of the investigation, the officers seized suspected Heroin and Suspected Cocaine.

L&A County OPP have charged Prabhjot Sing, age 29, of Brampton with:

  • Operation While Impaired – alcohol and drug, and
  • Two counts of Possession of a Schedule I substance.

The accused was released on an undertaking and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Greater Napanee later this month. Sing’s licence was suspended for 90 days and the vehicle was impounded for seven days. They will be responsible for all related fees and fines.

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