Pair charged with trafficking after over $70K in drugs seized: OPP
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MIDDLESEX CENTRE, ONT. -- Ontario Provincial Police have charged two people after seizing just over $72,000 in methamphetamine and fentanyl.
OPP reportedly stopped a vehicle on Main Street in Palmerston around 1 a.m. Thursday following a drug trafficking investigation by the Huron-Perth Community Street Crimes Unit.
Two people in the vehicle, a 32-year-old Wroxeter woman and a 36-year-old man from Stratford were arrested.
Police say a search following that stop located the fentanyl and methamphetamine, as well as cash, a BB gun, drug packaging materials, a digital scale, electronic devices and cell phones.
The property seized in addition to the drugs was valued at a little over $6,200.
Both suspects have been charged with two counts of possession for the purpose of trafficking, while the male is also charged with two counts of failing to comply with a release order.
Both were released from custody pending court appearances in Goderich in May.
Anyone with information on this investigation is asked to contact OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.