NORTH BAY -- A North Bay woman faces drug possession charges after police allege they found her with purple heroin.

Provincial police from the North Bay detachment responded to a suspicious vehicle complaint on Old Highway 17 Road, in Papineau-Cameron Township on April 2 at around 11:30 a.m.

Officers found the vehicle and spoke to the two people before searching the car.

Police say the search uncovered a small quantity of suspected purple heroin.

As a result, a 30-year-old North Bay woman faces drug possession charges.

The accused was released and is set to appear in court on June 9.