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Drug-trafficking charges laid in Dryden

Three Dryden residents are facing drug-trafficking charges following a traffic stop.
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DRYDEN – A late night traffic stop in Dryden has resulted in the arrest of three Dryden residents.

According to an Ontario Provincial Police release, officers conducted a traffic stop Wednesday around 10 p.m. on Memorial Avenue in Dryden.

The investigation led to the arrest of three Dryden residents.

Police say a further search of the motor vehicle led officers to locate a quantity of methamphetamine, fentanyl and drug paraphernalia.

As a result of this investigation, Jordan LANG, 37, of Dryden was charged with possession of a schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking-methamphetamine, possession of a schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking-fentanyl and possession of proceeds of property obtained by crime over $5,000.

Earl ETSELL 60, Dryden, ON was also charged with possession of a schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking- methamphetamine and possession of a schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking- fentanyl.

Gregory HUCKLE, 49, of Dryden, ON has been charged with possession of a schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking- methamphetamine and possession of a schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking- fentanyl.

All individuals were released from custody and will appear in the Dryden Ontario Court of Justice on Nov. 29 to answer to these charges.

If you have any information about the trafficking of illicit drugs 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), or report online through ontariocrimestoppers.ca, where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.

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