On Feb. 25 at around 2 p.m. the Muskoka vice unit stopped a vehicle on Highway 11 North in Gravenhurst and with the assistance of the Community Drug Action Team (CDAT), the Emergency Response Team (ERT) and the OPP K-9 Unit, arrested and charged two men.
The two men were found to be in possession of a quantity of pills worth around $7,200 as well as a quantity of cash. Altogether the seized items were valued at around $11,400.
James Labelle, 41, has been charged with possession of a schedule 1 substance for the purpose of trafficking and possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000.
Matthew Jingle, 25, was charged with possession of a schedule 1 substance for the purpose of trafficking and failing to comply with a probation order.
Both will be in court on April 28.
A few hours later, at around 5 p.m. Muskoka vice, in conjunction with the Bracebridge OPP and other emergency services groups, stopped a vehicle on Muskoka Road South in Gravenhurst and arrested three people in possession of prescription pills worth around $720.
Bogdan Jakubasz, 59, Charmaine Holtz, 36, and Brittany Weagle, 26, all of Gravenhurst, were each charged with possession of a schedule 1 substance and will be in court on March 24.