Officers with the Dryden and Ignace OPP have seized over $50,000 worth of cocaine after a traffic stop on Highway 17 earlier this week.

Police say on December 12 around 5 p.m., officers conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle travelling west on Highway 17 in Ignace, where officers found and seized 360 grams of cocaine worth an estimated $54,000.

As a result, 32-year-old Kristopher Lindsay of Thunder Bay, ON is facing charges of:

- Possession of a Schedule I Substance for the purpose of Trafficking,

The accused appeared in bail courts earlier this week.

The OPP reminds the public that anyone with information relating to the sale of illegal drugs in the region is asked to call police at 1-888-310-1122, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or online at