Another search warrant has led to another seizure of methamphetamine in Dryden. Police seized 31 grams of the drug yesterday, as well as cocaine, stolen property and a prohibited weapon.

Police say that at approximately 8:30 p.m., officers with the Dryden Police Service, the Dryden OPP, the Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau and the Community Street Crime Unit executed a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act search warrant on a Dryden residence.

Police seized methamphetamine, drug trafficking materials, Canadian currency and a prohibited weapon.

39-year-old William Walmsley of Dryden was arrested and charged with: possession for the purpose of trafficking – methamphetamine, possession for the purpose of trafficking – cocaine, unauthorized possession of a weapon, possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000, and failure to comply with a recognizance.

29-year-old Katlynd Cronley-Polkinghorne of Wabigoon was arrested and charged with: possession of cocaine and failure to comply with a recognizance.

Both of the accused are being held in custody, and will appear in the Ontario Court of Justice on November 14, 2018.

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$56,800 of meth seized 

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