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Sudbury Police say three people have been charged and are in police custody, following a drug trafficking incident on Tuesday.

After witnessing people engaging in drug trafficking in a parked motor vehicle, officers from the police's drug enforcement unit searched the vehicle and found Fentanyl strips, marijuana and Canadian currency.

Three people were arrested.

Police then obtained a search warrant for a residence in Azilda that was associated with two of three arrested people.

In the home, police found more Fentanyl patches, marijuana, cannabis resin and Canadian currency.

A 28-year-old man and a 24-year-old woman are in custody and have been charged with several offences, including trafficking a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance and possession of property obtained by crime.

A 24-year-old man is also in custody and has been charged with possession of a controlled substance and possession of property obtained by crime.

Police said the total value of the seized drugs was $920. The amount of cash seized was $6,945.