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Taser and drugs seized during traffic stop

Windsor police cruiser at headquarters in Windsor, Ont., on Wednesday, March 20, 2024. (Melanie Kentner/CTV News Windsor) Windsor police cruiser at headquarters in Windsor, Ont., on Wednesday, March 20, 2024. (Melanie Kentner/CTV News Windsor)
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Windsor police have charged two suspects after seizing illegal drugs and a Taser during a traffic stop.

Members of the Windsor Police’s Problem-Oriented Policing Unit (POP) initiated a traffic stop in the 1600 block of Church Street shortly before 7 p.m. on Monday.

An investigation led to the arrest of the two occupants for breaching their release orders.

During a subsequent search of the vehicle, officers found 28.6 grams of crystal methamphetamine, 7.6 grams of crack cocaine, a handheld Taser, two digital scales, and $3,800 in cash.

A 48-year-old resident has been charged with the following:

  • Unauthorized possession of a prohibited or restricted weapon
  • Possession of a schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking, namely crystal methamphetamine
  • Possession of a schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking, namely crack cocaine
  • Failure to comply with a release order

A 34-year-old woman has been charged with the following:

  • Unauthorized possession of a prohibited or restricted weapon
  • Possession of a schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking, namely crack cocaine
  • Failure to comply with a release order

If you or someone you know is an affected person in need of support, please call Victim Services Windsor Essex County at 519-723-2711 or the Victim Assistance Unit at Windsor Police at 519-255-6700, ext. 4879.

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