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Two arrested as stolen vehicle from Hamilton is found in Pembroke

A driving complaint called in to the OPP helped them nab a pair of suspects.
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Two women are in police custody after a traffic stop on Lea Street in Pembroke lead to their arrests.

The Upper Ottawa Valley Ontario Provincial Police received a driving complaint Sunday evening, and ended up stopping a vehicle which was believed to have been stolen from the Hamilton area.  

Officers also uncovered some drugs and a weapon.

Stephanie Burgess, 39, of Pembroke has been charged with the following offences:

- Possession of a schedule 1 substance - cocaine
- Possession of a schedule 1 substance - fentanyl
- Fail to comply with probation - two counts
- Possession of property obtained by crime over $5,000
- Possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000

Kerrie Lynn Buker, 36, of no fixed address, is charged with the following offences:

- Possession of property obtained by crime over $5000
- Possession of property obtained by crime under $5000
- Obstruct peace officer
- Unauthorized possession of a weapon
- Fail to comply with probation
- Possession of a weapon contrary to prohibition order - two counts

Both remain in custody until their next scheduled court appearance by video at the Ontario Court of Justice in Pembroke on August 3.

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