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Man busted for drugs


Members of the Rainy River District Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), with the assistance of the Community Drug Action Team (CDAT) and the North West Region Emergency Response Team (ERT) executed a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) search warrant at a residence on 1200 block of King’s Highway here Monday.

As a result of the investigation, a 46-year-old Fort Frances man was arrested and charged with Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking and Possession of a Controlled Substance.

A quantity of crystal meth and marihuana was seized as a result.

He is to appear in court on May 16, 2016 to answer to the charges.

Tips sought

Meanwhile, the Rainy River District Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is looking for assistance from the public.

On Tuesday at 3:15 p.m. officers of the Rainy River District Ontario Provincial Police, (OPP) were advised a Honda pickup truck had struck a light pole at a commercial business on the 1000 block of King’s Highway in Fort Frances.

OPP Rainy River District Detachment request that any member of the public with information regarding this or any other occurrence contact the Provincial Communications Center (PCC) at 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) for persons who wish to remain anonymous.

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