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Traffic stop in Temagami yields $18,000 in Fentanyl, crystal meth and crack cocaine

Investigation revealed the driver and passenger were in possession of controlled substances and were arrested
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Police recovered cash and $18,000 worth of drugs after stopping a vehicle in Temagami.

A targeted stop of a vehicle on Highway 11 in Temagami yesterday evening resulted in the arrest of a man and woman and the seizure of "a substantial quantity" of drugs.

It was shortly before 6:30 p.m. when police stopped the vehicle.

Investigation revealed the driver and passenger were in possession of controlled substances and were arrested. 

A search yielded a substantial quantity of Fentanyl, crystal methamphetamine and crack cocaine valued at over $18,000. Police also seized "a substantial" amount of cash.

The driver, Candis Hill, 44, of Temiskaming Shores is 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 - opioid 
  • Possession of a Schedule I substance for the purpose of Trafficking - other drugs
  • Possession of proceeds of property obtained by crime over $5,000 

Hill was released by way of an appearance notice and is scheduled to appear at court on February 15 in Temiskaming Shores.

The passenger, Jordan Snips, 39, of Temiskaming Shores is 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 - opioid
  • Possession of a Schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking - other drugs
  • Possession of proceeds of property obtained by crime over $5,000 
  • Failure to comply with a release order

Snips has been held for a bail hearing and is scheduled to appear at court at a later date in Temiskaming Shores. 

Officers from the Temiskaming Detachment of the OPP, the North East Region Community Street Crime Unit, and the Temiskaming Crime Unit took part in the arrests.