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Woman facing charges after Friday drug bust in Elm West area

Officers seized hydromorphone, methamphetamines and suboxone, along with cash
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A 36-year-old woman is facing several drug charges after a drug bust at a home in the Elm West area early Friday morning.

The Feb. 7 raid at the Ethelbert Street home was carried out by the Greater Sudbury Police Service Drug Enforcement Unit and the Ontario Provincial Police OCEB (Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau).

Police used a CDSA (Controlled Drugs and Substances Act) Search Warrant to enter the home.

Officers seized hydromorphone tablets, methamphetamines and suboxone tablets worth a total of $1,180, along with $5,500 in cash.

The 36-year-old woman has been charged with three counts of Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking and one count of Possession of Property Obtained by Crime.

Officers will also be applying for a warrant for a 35-year old man in connection to the investigation.

“The Drug Enforcement Unit of the Integrated Crime Team remains committed to working collaboratively with the OPP Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau and will continue to focus its efforts on major crime operations that pose a direct and elevated threat to the safety, security and wellness of our community,” said a press release from Greater Sudbury Police.

“The Integrated Crime Team aims to identify and disrupt organized crime in Greater Sudbury through innovative technology, collaborative partnerships and traditional police work resulting in the arrests of those involved, holding them accountable for their criminal activities and the seizure of illegal drugs, prohibited firearms and proceeds of crime.”