Manitoba man arrested after Kenora OPP seize $100,000 worth of cocaine

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KENORA — A Manitoba man is facing drug-related charges after a traffic stop last Friday resulted in the seizure of $100,000 worth of cocaine.

Kenora OPP say the traffic stop was conducted on March 5 shortly after 3 p.m. Canine attended a short time later to assist and it was determined there were drugs in the vehicle, according to a news release.

Police seized a large amount of suspected cocaine and arrested Aaron Brown of Boissevain, Man. with one count of possession of a schedule one substance for the purpose of trafficking and traffic in schedule one substance.

He was released on a Form 9 appearance notice to attend the Kenora Courthouse on March 18 to answer to the charges.

Karen Edwards, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter, Thunder Bay Source