A highway traffic stop has led to police seizing a number of weapons and a quantity of drugs.

The Sioux Lookout OPP say that on January 26, 2019, police conducted a traffic stop with a vehicle on Highway 72. As a result of the traffic stop, two residents are now facing charges.

47-year-old Eric Lindstrom of Sioux Lookout is facing charges of:

- Possession of a substance for the purposes of trafficking,
- Possession of proceeds obtained by crime,
- Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose,

30-year-old Leanna Dodsworth of Sioux Lookout is facing charges of:

- Possession of a substance for the purpose of trafficking,
- Possession of proceeds obtained by crime,
- Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose,

Lindstrom was remanded into custody to answer to the charges. Dodsworth was released on a Promise to Appear in March. The OPP did not specify the type of weapon or the kind of drug that was seized.

Anyone with any information regarding the incident is asked to contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).

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