OPP bust Toronto man selling meth to First Nations

Provincial police may have stemmed some of the flow of drugs into the north.

Provincial police may have stemmed some of the flow of drugs into the north.

(Yvon Theriault/Radio-Canada)

A man from Toronto is accused of running a drug lab in Mississauga and supplying the wares to northern First Nations communities, including Moosonee, Moose Factory and Chapleau.

OPP report a methamphetamine lab was dismantled in the operation.

That drug was seized, as well as cocaine, oxycodone, fentanyl, along with about $20,000.

The street value of the drugs seized is $170,000, police said.

A 49-year-old man is facing 19 criminal charges, including production of a controlled substance.

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