An Oshawa man is facing charges in Sarnia after police officers had to taser a suspect.
The incident happened on Tuesday, Sept. 13 at about 2:30 pm when police attempted to stop a vehicle for a traffic violation, but it appeared the driver was attempting to elude police, Sarnia police reported.
The vehicle finally stopped in the area of George and Christina streets, police said.
The driver gave the name of an individual who wasn’t licensed and was unable to produce a photo driver’s license, police added.
Police said they were being misled and when they attempted to arrest the man, he began to physically resist and was tasered and handcuffed.
A search of the suspect’s vehicle turned up 422.06 grams of street ready fentanyl and 6.3 grams of pure/uncut fentanyl.
The drugs have a street value of about $121,265.
Suvaughn Sheldon Brown, 29, of Oshawa, has been charged with public mischief, obstructing a peace officer, resisting a peace officer, possession of a schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking, mischief, assaulting a peace officer and two counts of failing to comply with a release order.
Brown was held for a bail hearing.