ONTARIO PROVINCIAL POLICE
The charges stem from the investigation of illegal drug related activities in the Chapleau area.
It culminated with the execution of a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act search warrant at a residence on Birch Street in Chapleau.
Seized as a result of the search were marijuana, cocaine, money and drug paraphernalia.
The estimated street value of the drugs seized is approximately $2540.
The incident occurred at approximately 9:20 a.m. on January 30, 2014.
Charged is Andre Francoeur, age 26, of Chapleau, with two counts Possession of a Controlled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking, Possession of Property Obtained by Crime over $5,000 and Fail to Comply with Probation Order.
He was remanded into custody pending a bail hearing in Timmins.
Also charged is Ashley Besneir, age 20, of Chapleau, with two counts of Possession of a Controlled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking and Possession of Property Obtained by Crime over $5,000.
She is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Chapleau on March 19, 2014.