DRYDEN, Ont. - A man from British Columbia is facing several charges following a traffic stop near Dryden.
According to an Ontario Provincial Police media release, officers with the Dryden detachment with assistance from the Lac Seul Police, conducted a traffic stop in Wainwright Township on Friday May 22 just before 11 a.m. on a vehicle for a Highway Traffic Act violation.
During the investigation, police found a large amount of Canadian currency and oxycodone pills.
As a result of the investigation, 38-year-old James Sagriff of Duncan, B.C. has been charged with laundering proceeds of crime, possession of property obtained by crime, trafficking in property obtained by crime, and possession of a Schedule 1 substance for the purpose of trafficking.
Sagriff will make his next court appearance in Dryden on Aug. 10.