Two residents from the Greater Toronto Area are each facing a number of charges after officers seized a large quantity of methamphetamine and cocaine during a search.

The OPP say on November 21, officers conducted a traffic stop on Highway 11-17 in Nipigon. Officers seized a large quantity of methamphetamine, cocaine, numerous cell phones, drug paraphernalia and items consistent with drug trafficking.

As a result, 45-year-old Tasha McLarty of Toronto, ON is facing charges of:

- Possession of a schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking – heroin,
- Possession of a schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking – opioid (other than heroin),
- Possession of a schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking – cocaine,

As well, 42-year-old Alden Nunes of Whitby, ON is facing charges of:

- Operation while impaired – alcohol and drugs,
- Possession of a schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking – heroin,
- Possession of a schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking – opioid (other than heroin),
- Possession of a schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking – cocaine,

Both are scheduled to appear in Nipigon courts in February 2023 to answer to the charges.

Anyone with any information related to the trafficking of drugs in the region is asked to contact the OPP at 1-88-310-1122, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or Crime Stoppers online at www.crimestoppers.ca