Quinte West woman facing impaired driving and drug charges following traffic stop

OPP cruiser. – Photo provided by L&A OPP.

A 34-year-old driver from Quinte West is facing several charges following a traffic stop by the local OPP detachment.

On Sept. 18, at approximately 8 p.m., an officer was patrolling 2nd Dug Hill Road, Trenton, when a vehicle was stopped for a traffic violation. An investigation led to the driver being arrested.

Shannon Brooks, 34 years old, from Quinte West has been charged with the following offences:

  • Operate while prohibited – Three counts
  • Fail to comply with probation order – Two counts
  • Possession of schedule 1 substance – Methamphetamine

Charges have not been proven in court.

The accused was held in custody pending a bail hearing at the Ontario Court of Justice in Belleville.

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