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Checkpoint inspection leads to drug charges

By Adam Riley Mar 1, 2024 | 6:40 AM

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Ontario Provincial Police have charged a Dryden woman with charges pertaining to weapons and drugs after her vehicle was stopped at a North Caribou Lake First Nation checkpoint.

Police say they were working along side guards at the checkpoint and while conducting a routine inspection of the vehicle a subsequent investigation resulted in the seizure of suspected cocaine, crack cocaine and unidentified pills.

Two edged weapons and other items associated with drug trafficking were also seized.

The 45-year-old faces two charges:

  • Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose
  • Possession of a schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking – Cocaine

She has since been released from custody and will appear in court on April 25th.