Peterborough man allegedly found with drugs at downtown bus shelter: police

A Peterborough man faces drug-related charges following an incident in the downtown on Friday.

According to the Peterborough Police Service, an officer on patrol observed a man outside a bus shelter who appeared to be about to consume drugs.

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The officer approached the suspect and found he was allegedly in possession of cocaine.

Ernest Paul Stanley Rak, 51, of Peterborough was arrested and charged with possession of a Schedule I substance and failure to comply with a probation order.

He was released from custody and will appear in court in Peterborough on Aug. 27.

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