December 10, 2022

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Two men face drug charges after fast food staff contact police

Two London men are facing charges after police say they seized drugs from a truck at fast food restaurant in the city’s south end.



a police car parked in a parking lot: Staff at the south London McDonald's contacted police after they thought the driver of a white pick up truck was impaired.


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Staff at the south London McDonald’s contacted police after they thought the driver of a white pick up truck was impaired.

Police say a white pickup truck was in the drive-thru at the McDonalds at the corner of Highbury Avenue and Hamilton Road around 12:45 a.m. Monday.

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Staff contacted police after they believed the driver of the vehicle was impaired. Officers responded to the fast food restaurant quickly and a search of the vehicle turned up several drugs.

Police say they seized more than $28,000 worth of drugs, which included 61 grams of fentanyl, over 27 grams of methamphetamine, nearly 200 capsules of hydromorph capsules, as well as $4,200 in cash and a pair for digital scales.

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Two men from London, a 31-year-old and 34-year-old, have been charged with four counts of possession for the purpose of trafficking. The driver of the vehicle was also charged with impaired driving.

Both men had a court appearance this week.