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Sioux Lookout residents face drug trafficking charges

A search warrant in Sioux Lookout has led to a seizure of drugs and cash.
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SIOUX LOOKOUT, Ont. – Three individuals are facing drug-related charges following an investigation in Sioux Lookout.

According to an OPP release, Sioux Lookout OPP and the Regional Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau executed a search warrant on July 15 at a residence on the west end of Queen Street.

As a result of the investigation, police seized suspected illicit substances including fentanyl, cocaine, crystal methamphetamine and suboxone with an estimated street value of about $12,000 and about $1,200 in cash.

Police arrested and charged a 41-year-old and a 22 year-old from Sioux Lookout with six counts of possession of a schedule 1 substance for the purpose of trafficking, possession of a schedule 1 substance and two counts of possession of proceeds of property obtained by crime under $5,000.

Police have also arrested and charged a 49-year-old of Sioux Lookout with four counts of possession of a schedule 1 substance.

All accused have been released on undertakings, and will appear in the Sioux Lookout Ontario Court of Justice on Aug. 25 to answer to these charges.

If you have any information about the trafficking of methamphetamine or other illicit drugs in Sioux Lookout, call the OPP at 1-888-310-1122. 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 $2000. You may also report online at: http://www.p3tips.com/273.





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