On December 20, 2018, a media release containing wrong information was issued by the opp. A person involved in a traffic stop on Highway 17 in the City of Kenora on November 30, 2018 wrongfully identified herself to officers from the Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau, Community Street Crime Unit and Dryden Police Service.

As a result of the stop, police had seized 25 grams of Methamphetamine and drug trafficking materials with an estimated street value of $5000.

A 29-years-old male of Dryden, Ontario was charged with Possession of a Schedule I substance for the purpose of Trafficking - Methamphetamine contrary to Section 5(2) of the Controlled Drugs and Substance Act.

A 27-year-old female from Couchiching First Nations Territory was wrongfully named as charged with Possession of a Schedule I substance for the purpose of Trafficking - Methamphetamine contrary to Section 5(2) of the Controlled Drugs and Substance Act. The investigation remains ongoing to locate and confirm the identity of the female involved in this incident.

Any person with information regarding this incident should immediately contact the Ontario Provincial Police at 1-888-310-1122 or your nearest police authority. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.

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