Hwy 17 traffic complaint leads to drug charges for two Winnipeg men
SUDBURY -- Two men were arrested and charged with trafficking opioids following a complaint on Highway 17 in northern Ontario, police said.
Provincial police from the Superior East detachment responded to a traffic complaint at 3:45 p.m. Sunday.
Officers stopped the vehicle near White River, an hour north of Wawa, and an investigation revealed suspected hydromorphone, alprazolam, and other unidentified pills.
As a result, two Winnipeg men, ages 21 and 54, were arrested and charged with:
- Possession of a Schedule I Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking - Opioid (other than heroin),
- Possession of a Schedule IV Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking
The two accused were released from custody and are scheduled to appear in court on Oct. 8 in Marathon.