Brampton driver charged and license suspended after alleged highway heroin bust


Published November 16, 2021 at 9:52 am

Police have suspended the license and laid charges against a Brampton man after finding what they believe to be heroin during a traffic stop.

Officers from the Lennox and Addington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) detachment said they were patrolling Hwy. 401 around 9:30 p.m. in Greater Napanee on Thursday night when they observed a vehicle driving erratically.

A spokesperson for the OPP said the motorist was diving aggressively.

The officers pulled the vehicle over just after the Deseronto Rd. and conducted a field sobriety test on the driver.

Officers say they found approximately four grams of what they suspected to be heroin and the driver was arrested taken into custody for further testing.

Narinderdeep Swaitch, 28, of Brampton has been charged with:

  • Operation while impaired – alcohol and drugs.
  • Possession of a Schedule 1 Substance.

Swaitch’s license was suspended for 90 days, and the vehicle was impounded for seven days. He was released and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Greater Napanee on Dec 7.

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