A speeding vehicle caught the attention of the Nipissing West OPP, resulting in officers taking $100,000 worth of drugs off the streets.

On Saturday, members of the Sudbury Traffic Incident Management and Enforcement (TIME) unit of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) stopped the speeding northbound vehicle near Richard Lake Road on Highway 69 in Greater Sudbury.

During the stop, officers say they found drugs suspected to be fentanyl and cocaine along with a large amount of Canadian currency. They add the street value of the drugs is worth approximately $100,000.

The driver, an 18-year-old woman from Toronto has been arrested and charged with:

  • Possession of a Schedule I Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking – Opioid
  • Possession of a Schedule I Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking – Cocaine
  • Possession of Proceeds of Property Obtained by Crime Over $5000
  • Speeding
  • Drive Vehicle with Cannabis Readily Available

She has been released on an undertaking and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Sudbury on February 26.

The passenger, a 31-year-old from Brampton was arrested and charged with:

  • Possession of a Schedule I Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking – Opioid
  • Possession of a Schedule I Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking – Cocaine
  • Possession of Proceeds of Property Obtained by Crime Over $5000
  • Obstruct Peace Officer
  • Personation with Intent to Avoid Prosecution
  • Have Care or Control of Vehicle with Cannabis Readily Available

The accused remains in custody pending a bail hearing at the Ontario Court of Justice in Sudbury.