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Fentanyl and cocaine seized in drug bust

OPP cruiser in this updated file image. OPP cruiser in this updated file image.
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A tipster led police to a drug operation in Orillia.

Provincial police received a call about possible drug activity at an Orillia address on Thursday at about 2 p.m.

Five people were initially arrested. However, only two were charged with various drug trafficking and possession charges.

A 42-year-old Orillia woman and a 37-year-old Oro-Medonte man were arrested.

Officers seized 5.3 grams of fentanyl, 22 grams of cocaine, 69 medication tablets, scales, packaging and a cell phone.

The accused were released from custody and are scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Orillia to answer the charges in May.

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