16 bricks of cocaine seized near Cornwall

Seen in image above: The bike path along side County Rd. 2 west of Cornwall. Smith photo, Nation Valley News

CORNWALL — An exchange of a duffle bag between occupants of a vessel and an occupant of a black SUV on October 17 by members of the Cornwall Regional Task Force while conducting a border integrity operation along the St Lawrence River near Cornwall.

Officers tried to stop the driver of the black SUV as he was leaving, but the driver failed to stop and fled the area. The SUV was found a short time later and the driver, who was identified as Jeffrey Cameron of Cornwall, was arrested for dangerous driving and flight from police.

Officers searched the SUV, and as a result, Cameron was found to be in possession of 16 bricks of cocaine weighing just over 18 kilograms.  

Jeffrey Cameron, 47, is charged is with:

  • Possession for the purposes of trafficking
  • Dangerous operation of a motor vehicle
  • Flight from police

Mr. Cameron’s next court appearance is scheduled for December 5, at the Alexandria Provincial Court house.

CRTF is a joint forces partnership that includes the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Canada Border Services Agency, and the Ontario Ministry of Finance. CRTF would like to extend our thanks to the Akwesasne Mohawk Police Service; the Cornwall Community Police Service; and the Stormont Dundas and Glengarry OPP and K-9 Units for their ongoing assistance.

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