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Fentanyl, meth seized at RIDE checkpoint in Aberfoyle

Wellington County OPP say fentanyl and methamphetamine were found in a pickup truck that was stopped at a RIDE checkpoint on Nov. 22 in Aberfoyle.
Wellington County OPP say fentanyl and methamphetamine were found in a pickup truck that was stopped at a RIDE checkpoint on Nov. 22 in Aberfoyle. Supplied

Wellington County OPP say two women from Guelph are facing drug trafficking charges after finding fentanyl and methamphetamine in a pickup truck that went through a RIDE checkpoint in Aberfoyle.

In a news release, police said officers were checking vehicles on Brock Road South at around 1:30 a.m. on Nov. 22 when a black pickup truck was stopped.

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“While speaking with the two female occupants, police formed the opinion that they were in possession of illegal drugs,” OPP said.

Police found drugs and stolen tools during a search of the truck, police said.

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A 28-year-old woman and an 18-year-old woman were both arrested and charged with a number of trafficking-related offences.

Both were breaching court orders at the time of their arrest, according to OPP.

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