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Woman busted for drugs


Members of the Red Lake OPP Detachment received a complaint yesterday regarding suspicious drug activity in Balmertown.

Officers patrolled the area and conducted a traffic stop on a black Oldsmobile Alero. Upon stopping the vehicle officers observed a quantity of illegal drugs inside.

The driver of the vehicle was arrested and the vehicle towed to the Red Lake Detachment for further inspection.

A 40-year-old Dryden woman has been charged with:

  • Possession of a Schedule III Substance, contrary to section 4(1) of the Controlled Drugs and Substance Act (CDSA);
  • Possession of a Schedule II Substance-Cannabis Marihuana, contrary to section 4(1) of the CDSA;
  • Possession of a Schedule I Substance-Methamphetamine, contrary to section 4(1) of the CDSA; and
  • Possession of a Schedule I Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking, contrary to section 5(2) of the CDSA.

She is to appear in court on April 20, 2017 in Red Lake.

The Red Lake OPP encourages anyone with information regarding the sale or transportation of any illegal drugs to contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-807-222-8477.

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