Drugs found after OPP search

Press release

A local man is facing multiple drug charges after police conducted a search on June 2.

Officers from the Rainy River District Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) with the assistance of officers from the Treaty Three Police Service executed a search warrant on the 900 Block of Smith Avenue in the Town of Fort Frances.

As a result of the investigation, a quantity of cocaine, methamphetamine, fentanyl, hydromorphone and dilaudid was seized.

A 32 year old Fort Frances man, was arrested and charged with: Possession of a Schedule 1 Substance – Cocaine for the Purpose of Trafficking; Possession of a Schedule 1 Substance – Methamphetamine for the Purpose of Trafficking; Possession of a Schedule 1 Substance – Fentanyl for the Purpose of Trafficking; Possession of a Schedule 1 Substance – Hydromorphone for the Purpose of Trafficking; Possession of a Schedule 1 Substance – Dilaudid for the Purpose of Trafficking; Possession of Proceeds of Property obtained by Crime.

Also seized was a quantity of Canadian Currency.

The accused has been released at a Bail Hearing and will appear in Court on the 8th of June 2021 at 9:30am in Fort Frances.

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