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Police seize $23K worth of suspected drugs from Sault woman

Police suspect the drugs are fentanyl and crack cocaine
Seized drugs, suspected fentanyl. Photo supplied by Sault Ste. Marie Police Service

Sault Police have arrested a woman on drug charges.

Police say they arrested the accused on Friday on a warrant issued back in February 2020 for possession of a controlled substance.

Police say when they located the accused on Friday, she was found to be in possession of 45.93 grams of suspected fentanyl and 1.36 grams of suspected crack cocaine.

The estimated value of the suspected narcotics is $23,101.

Jade Shawanda, 27, has been charged with possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking, three counts of possession of a controlled substance, three counts of breach of recognizance and breach of probation.

She was held for bail.