DRYDEN, ONTARIO - January 15, 2020 (LSN) On January 12, 2020 at approximately 1:19 p.m. officers from the Ontario Provincial Police, Dryden Detachment conducted a traffic stop on Highway 17 in Wainwright Township, just West of Dryden.
As a result of the stop, Police seized a large quantity of Canadian Currency.
Tommy DEMORIZI (29 years old) and Moise VALERIO-HERNANDEZ (34 years old) of Montreal, QC have been charged with the following Criminal Code Offences:
- Trafficking in property obtained by crime s.355.2
- Possession of proceeds of property obtained by crime over $5000 s. 354(1) (a)
- Laundering Proceeds of Crime s. 462.3(1) (a)
Both accused will appear on 02 March 2020 in the Ontario Court of Justice to answer to the charges.
This incident is still under investigation and Dryden OPP officers were assisted by the North West Region Canine Unit.