In conjunction with the RCMP and the Ontario Provincial Police, officers busted up a cocaine trafficking operation, seizing 1,024 grams of cocaine destined for Greater Sudbury.
Officers stopped a vehicle on Nov. 26 on Highway 69 near French River. After searching the vehicle, police found more than one kilogram of cocaine, a set of brass knuckles, an extendable baton and other items.
The driver was arrested. He is charged with trafficking cocaine, possession for the purpose of trafficking cocaine and possession of property obtained by crime ($315 in Canadian currency).
The suspect has been released under a recognizance of bail and scheduled to attend Sudbury Courthouse on Jan.18, 2014.