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Traffic stop leads to drug and weapon charges in Dryden

Two people from Regina are facing numerous charges after a firearm, as well as methamphetamine and heroin, were found by Dryden OPP during a traffic stop
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DRYDEN, Ont. - A man and woman from Regina are facing numerous drug and weapons charges following a traffic stop in the city of Dryden.

Officers with the Ontario Provincial Police Dryden detachment conducted a traffic stop on Jan. 3 at approximately 2:30 on Highway 17 within the city of Dryden.

Police seized a gun, ammunition, as well as one ounce of methamphetamine and one ounce of heroin.

As a result, 44-year-old Aban Galin of Regina, Sask. has been charged with careless storage of a firearm, unauthorized possession of a prohibited or restricted firearm, knowledge of unauthorized possession of a firearm, occupant of motor vehicle knowing there was a firearm, possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose, possession of a prohibited or restricted firearm/ammunition, and two counts of possession of a schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking.

Jasmine Somers, 24, also of Regina, was charged with careless storage of a firearm, unauthorized possession of a prohibited or restricted firearm, possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose, and two counts of possession of a schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking.

The two accused appeared at the Ontario Court of Justice on Jan. 4.





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