Alleged Drug Dealer Busted after Failing to Stop for Police
A Kingston man, 39, is facing 16 charges after Police say he was found to be driving suspended, with his toddler not safely restrained, while transporting multiple types of drugs for the purpose of trafficking.
On Wednesday afternoon, officers attempted to pull over the vehicle for having wrong plates on, but the driver failed to stop.
Instead, the driver turned down Daley Street before pulling into a parking lot, driving to the back, jumping a curb, and becoming stuck in the mud.
The man behind the wheel was arrested, and a woman was found in the passenger seat, holding a child under the age of 2 in her lap.
During a search of the accused, the officer found multiple bags of drugs including heroin, crystal methamphetamine, and cocaine, as well as various drug paraphernalia, a large quantity of Canadian currency, a canister of mace, and government issued I.D. from several different people.
The accused was charged with two counts of possession of property obtained by crime, carry concealed weapon, two counts of possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking, possession of a controlled substance, dangerous driving, and fail to stop for police.
The accused was also charged under the Highway Traffic Act with plates not authorized, fail to ensure child properly secured, entertainment screen visible to driver, three counts of drive under suspension, and driving with no insurance.