Just after 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, December 21, 2019, an Officer saw a vehicle being driven by a man who was believed to be a suspended driver. The Officer conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle finding the man in the driver’s seat and a woman in the passenger seat.

Upon receiving information from the Emergency Communications Centre, it was confirmed that the man had three driving suspensions in relation to various incidents including; Prohibited Drive, Fail to Stop, Dangerous Driving and Unpaid Fines. The man was placed under arrest for Drive While Disqualified x2 and Drive While Under Suspension.

The Officer provided the vehicle details to the Dispatcher who ran the vehicle through the Police database and informed the Officer that the vehicle had been stolen from a local dealership in November 2018 and the Licence Plate on the vehicle was registered to a car dealership in Southern Ontario.

The man and the woman were placed under arrest. Officers searched both individuals and the vehicle locating over $800 on the man, over $1,400 on the woman and an additional $225 in the vehicle. While searching the vehicle, Officers also located a substantial amount of drugs including;

  • 131.8g of Crack Cocaine with a street value of over $13,000
  • 97.4g of powder Cocaine with a street value of close to $9,800
  • 230.2g or 115 tablets of Speed with a street value of $575

45 year old, Ray Romain and 42 year old, Ladda Langelaan were charged with the following offences under the Criminal Code of Canada and the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (C.D.S.A.);

  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Over $5,000 (Vehicle)
  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Under $5,000 (Cash)
  • Possession of a Schedule I Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking x2

Both individuals were held in Police custody and attended Weekend and Statutory Holiday (W.A.S.H.) Court on Sunday, December 22, 2019 to answer to the charges.