A pair of Belleville men have been charged with possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking following a traffic stop in the north end of the city Wednesday night.
At 9:54 p.m. members of the Belleville Police Service Intel/Street Crime Unit, uniform patrol and the OPP Community Street Crime Unit conducted a traffic stop as part of an ongoing controlled drug and substance act investigation.
A search of the vehicle revealed over five ounces of cocaine.
A 49-year-old Belleville man and a 38-year-old Belleville man were arrested and charged.
They are being held in custody pending a show cause hearing set for Thursday afternoon. Names in this case will not be released prior to bail hearing proceedings.
Anyone with information on this or any other investigation is asked to contact the Belleville Police Service at 613-966-0882 or Crime Stoppers Quinte at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).