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Guelph police seize $13K in drugs during traffic stop

Guelph police say $13,000 in drugs were seized while arresting a wanted woman on Tuesday afternoon. .
Guelph police say $13,000 in drugs were seized while arresting a wanted woman on Tuesday afternoon. . Supplied

Guelph police say two people are facing charges after officers reportedly found more than $13,000 in drugs during a traffic stop in the city’s west end on Tuesday.

According to a news release, investigators were attempting to arrest a wanted woman at around 2 p.m. when they pulled over a vehicle in the area of Inkerman and Alma streets.

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The woman was taken into custody by the high-enforcement action team (HEAT) and drug unit as a result of an arrest warrant, police said.

While searching the vehicle, police said officers found crystal meth, cocaine, crack cocaine, oxycodone, Percocet, Tylenol 3 and cannabis.

Three knives and $1,200 in cash were also reportedly seized.

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A 30-year-old Guelph woman and a 33-year-old Guelph man were charged with several drug-related offences, including three counts of possession for the purpose of trafficking.

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Both have been held in custody pending a bail hearing.

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