Muskoka To-DAILY

Heroin found in car of suspended driver caught speeding, say police

HUNTSVILLE Drugs and break-ins at a home and the town soccer club kept police busy here over the weekend.

Police say a driver who was speeding while suspended was caught with what they say was heroin in his vehicle.

Police say that on Sunday April 27, just before 4 a.m., Huntsville OPP were patrolling Highway #11 in Huntsville and say they observed a Chevrolet Cruise driving at a high rate of speed.

The vehicle was stopped near Rock Road and Navpreet Singh Gill, 25, of Brampton was found to be a suspended driver.

As a result of the traffic stop the driver was also found in possession of a substance believed to be heroin.

The accused has eventually arrested and charged with, Possession of Schedule I Substance, under the Controlled Drug Substances Act, Fail to Comply with a court order, and Obstruct Peace Officer under the Criminal Code of Canada.  He also faces charges under the Highway Traffic Act including speeding and driving while under suspension. 

He was held for a bail hearing and was in the Ontario Court of Justice in Bracebridge on Monday April 28, to answer to his charges.

The passenger, Kuldeep Singh Gill, 30, of Brampton also faces charges of Possession of a Schedule I drug under the Controlled Drug Substances Act. He will appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Huntsville on June 4, 2014 to answer to his charges.

And police say sometime over this past weekend unknown culprits broke into a house located on Concession 4 & 5 west in the town of Huntsville.

The owner’s had left their residence sometime Friday evening and returned on Sunday later in the afternoon to find their house and garage had been broken into.

Numerous items were taken from the residence including; jewellery, Canadian and American currency, a large amount of coin and a folder containing personal information.

Huntsville OPP continue to investigate and ask anyone with any information about this break and enter is asked to contact Huntsville OPP or Crime Stoppers.

As well, on Friday April 25, the Town of Huntsville discovered that sometime over night unknown culprits broke into the Snack Shack and the soccer club building on William Street.

The town workers observed evidence of drug usage in one of the buildings along with numerous markings of graffiti.

A fire extinguisher had been removed from one of the buildings and was later located nearby after it had sprayed.

Police are again asking anyone with any information to contact Huntsville OPP or Crime Stoppers.

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