A 30-year-old Dryden resident is facing a few charges after being found in possession of illegal drugs.

On November 1, the Dryden OPP say they executed a search warrant at a King Street residence, finding and seizing suspected amounts of fentanyl and oxycodone, Canadian currency and items associated with drug trafficking.

As a result, 30-year-old Erica Beardy of Dryden has been arrested and charged with:

- Possession of a Schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking – opioid,
- Possession of a Schedule I substance – opioid,
- Possession of proceeds of property obtained by crime under $5,000,

Beardy has been released and is set to appear in Dryden courts on November 28.

Anyone with any information regarding the trafficking of illegal drugs in the region is asked to contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or through Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).