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$67K in suspected fentanyl seized in Cochrane

It came about when officers spotted a known wanted person
James Bay OPP seized $67,000 in suspected fentanyl and a large quantity of cash in Cochrane on March 14, 2023.

An estimated $67,000 of suspected fentanyl has been taken off the streets in Cochrane. 

The seizure came about on March 14 just before 9 a.m. when James Bay OPP officers saw a known wanted person on Railway Street in Cochrane. 

The suspect was arrested on a strength of warrant and officers seized a large quantity of cash and the suspected fentanyl, said OPP in a news release.

A 27-year-old from Kingston is charged with two counts of failing to complete with a release order other than to attend court, possession of proceeds of property obtained by crime over $5,000, trafficking a schedule I substance - opioid, and possession of a schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking - opioid. 

The accused is in police custody waiting for a bail hearing.