Oakville woman pulled over in Parry Sound for high beams facing drugs and weapons charges


Published July 8, 2021 at 6:32 pm


An Oakville woman is facing drugs and weapons charges after her vehicle was pulled over by police in Parry Sound for having its high beams on.

On Monday at approximately 1:30 a.m., officers from the West Parry Sound Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police were on Hwy. 400 in Seguin Township when they witnessed a vehicle driving with its high beams on.

Police then pulled the vehicle over and after approaching the car and speaking with the driver noticed drugs inside the car.

A drug investigation was initiated and police would seize more than $3,000 in cash, cannabis products, amphetamines and hallucinogens along with a Taser.

Annie Tomei, 23, of Oakville, has been charged with:

• unauthorized possession of a weapon

• occupying a motor vehicle knowing there was a restricted or prohibited weapon present

• possession of proceeds of property obtained by crime over $5,000

• possession of a schedule 3 substance

• possession of a schedule 3 substance for the purpose of trafficking

• possession of illicit cannabis contrary to the Cannabis Act

• failure to use lower beams-following, contrary to the Highway Traffic Act.

Tomei is set to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Parry Sound on Aug. 5.


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