A 29-year-old Fort Frances man is facing a long list of charges after being caught with $35,000 of fentanyl, methamphetamine and hydromorphone.
The OPP says a search warrant was executed in the 400 block of Nelson Street on January 31.
During their search, officers found roughly $35,000 worth of fentanyl, methamphetamine and hydromorphone capsules, items associated with drug trafficking and a number of weapons.
As a result, the 29-year-old from Fort Frances has been arrested and is facing charges of:
- Possession for the purpose of trafficking – methamphetamine,
- Possession for the purpose of trafficking – cocaine,
- Possession for the purpose of trafficking – hydromorphone x 2,
- Possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000,
- Possession for the purpose of trafficking – fentanyl,
- Possession of weapon for dangerous purpose,
- Possession of property obtained by crime over $5,000,
- Unauthorized possession of weapon,
- Possession of firearm, ammunition contrary to prohibition order,
- Failure to comply with probation order x 2,
The OPP say the accused is being held in custody and will appear in bail courts tomorrow.
Anyone with any information regarding the trafficking the illegal drugs in the region is asked to contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122, anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 1-800-200-8477 (TIPS) or online at www.crimestoppers.ca.