ILLICIT drugs were seized during an Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) operation in Alfred on Tuesday.
ILLICIT drugs were seized during an Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) operation in Alfred on Tuesday.

OPP seizes methamphetamine and illicit cannabis

Stephen Jeffery
EAP
Police have seized almost 350 suspected methamphetamine pills and more than 100 grams of illicit cannabis from a vehicle and house in Alfred and Plantagenet.

Cheyenne Craig-Furlotte, 41, of Alfred and Plantagenet Township was charged with drug trafficking and possession charges after an Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) investigation on Tuesday. Police said the officers stopped a vehicle along County Road 17, in which drugs were discovered.

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The OPP East Region Community Street Crime Unit and Emergency Response Team then executed a search warrant at an apartment along the same road. The OPP said nearly 350 suspected methamphetamine pills, more than 100 grams of illicit cannabis, and items and equipment associated with drug trafficking were found during the search of both the residence and vehicle.

Craig-Furlotte was released and will face Ontario Court of Justice in L'Orignal on December 9 charged with:

  • Possession of property obtained by crime - Criminal Code sec. 355(b)
  • Possession of a Schedule 1 substance for the purpose of trafficking - Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) sec. 5(2)
  • Possession of illicit cannabis - Cannabis Act (CA) sec. 8(1)(b)
  • Possessing cannabis for the purpose of selling - CA sec. 10(2)

The police investigation is continuing.