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Man charged after more than $3K in crystal meth seized in Owen Sound: police

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Leslie Knight / Global News

Police say a man has been charged after officers seized drugs and cash in Owen Sound.

According to Owen Sound police, on Thursday at around 8 p.m., following an investigation, officers arrested a 48-year-old man as he was walking on the sidewalk of the 10th Street East hill.

Police say a search was conducted and, as a result, police seized a lock box containing 33 grams of crystal methamphetamine, drug packaging and a small quantity of cash.

Officers say the street value of the narcotics seized is approximately $3,300.

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According to police, the accused was charged with possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking and possession of proceeds of crime.

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Police say he was held in custody pending a bail hearing on Friday.