OPP Arrests male on 401 for drug possession

Eastern Ontario Network

(MALLORTYTOWN, ON) – On the 21st of December 2016 at around 4:15 p.m. Leeds County Ontario Provincial Police (O.P.P), arrested a male on Hwy 401 for drug possession.


A Leeds County O.P.P. officer patrolling Hwy 401 in the township of Front of Yonge conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for a Highway Traffic Act Offence and located a quantity of illegal drugs.

Sy Cuong NGUYEN, 55 yrs old of Etobicoke, Ontario has been charged with Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking, and  2 Counts of Possession of a Schedule II Substance contrary to the Controlled Drug and Substance Act,  as well as Breach of a Recognizance contrary to the Criminal Code.

Seized during the investigation were:

  • 20 Kilograms of Canabis Marijuana
  • 2 grams of methamphetamines
  • 13 codeine pills

He was held for a bail hearing scheduled for the 22nd of December 2016 at Brockville Ontario Court.

Anyone with any information about this or any other incident is asked to call the O.P.P. at 613 345 1790 or 1 888 310 1122 or your local Police Service.