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3 facing fentanyl trafficking, weapons charges after routine traffic stop in Trenton: OPP

A routine traffic stop in Trenton resulted in three people being arrested, OPP say.

Provincial police say they stopped a vehicle on Glen Miller Road at about 9 p.m. Thursday.

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The driver, who OPP say initially gave a false name, was wanted by another police service, and arrested.

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Officers also noticed a pair of brass knuckles inside the vehicle and arrested the two passengers.

A search of the vehicle revealed a quantity of fentanyl, police say.

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Michael Bird and Channing Emond, both of Belleville, along with Sara Lougheed of Quinte West have been charged with two counts of unauthorized possession of a weapon and one count of possession of fentanyl for the purpose of trafficking.

Bird was also charged with obstruction and driving while suspended.

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