Suspected drug trafficker caught at Cornwall border

In this Sunday, June 11, 2017, file photo, traffic lines up at the CBSA port of entry in Cornwall, Ont. (Newswatch Group/Bill Kingston, File)

CORNWALL – A man from an Ottawa suburb has been charged with drug trafficking after being checked at Cornwall’s port of entry.

The man was stopped Sunday night (Aug. 6), where CBSA officers allegedly found a set of brass knuckles, Canadian cash, marijuana, cocaine, speed and fentanyl.

A 19-year-old from Greely, Ont. is charged with possession of a prohibited weapon, possession of property obtained by crime and charges of trafficking in marijuana, speed and cocaine.

After he was arrested and processed by Cornwall police, he was released with a court appearance date in September.