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Cocaine seized following collision

By Adam Riley Feb 23, 2024 | 9:30 AM

A motor vehicle collision west of Dryden Sunday has resulted in cocaine trafficking charges for a Dryden resident.

Ontario Provincial Police and Northwest EMS responded to the collision on Highway 17 around 6 p.m. near McRae Road.

This resulted in the driver, a 21-year-old woman, being taken to hospital for treatment of non life-threatening injuries.

An investigation lead to officers discovering an undisclosed amount of cocaine and suspected cannabis resulting in the charges of:

  • Possession of a Schedule I Substance – Cocaine
  • Careless Driving
  • Drive vehicle or boat with cannabis readily available

The accused has since been released from custody and will appear in court on April 15th.