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Large amount of drugs seized in Harriston traffic stop

HARRISTON – Two people have been given drug related charges after a traffic stop on George Street in Harriston.
After investigating the afternoon stopĀ on Friday, Wellington OPP and the Community Street Crime Unit arrested and charged the driver and passenger with possession of methamphetamine.
Police charged 53 year old Vassana Jittavong of North York and 27 year old Niphol Wiwitchai of Toronto with possession for the purpose of trafficking meth. In addition, Jittavong had nine debit cards in her possession that did not belong to her, she was charged with nine counts of unauthorized possession of credit card.
Both individuals were held for bail.