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Search warrant leads to seizure of drugs and cash

Three people are in custody following a drug bust on Tuesday.
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NIPIGON, Ont. – Ontario Provincial Police have three people in custody on drug-related offences following an execution of a search warrant.

OPP, in a release issued Wednesday, say a search warrant was executed Tuesday at a residence in Lake Helen First Nation.

As a result of the search, police seized a quantity of suspected crack cocaine, digital scales, cash and firearms.

Police arrested and charged Tristian Sault, 50, of Lake Helen First Nation, Matthew McCarthy, 29, of North York and Jelaine Benitez, 20, of Toronto.

All three accused have been remanded into custody pending a future bail hearing.