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Police seize more than $100,000 of meth in Hanover

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Two people, including one Brockton resident, facing charges

HANOVER – Police have seized more than $100,000 worth of methamphetamine in Hanover.

On Oct. 18, an investigation by members of the OPP Community Street Crimes Unit, West Regional OPP Emergency Response Team and the Hanover Police Service culminated with the arrest of two people at a property along 7th Street in Hanover.

Police estimate the methamphetamine found at the property to be valued at $100,700. Two cell phones and an undisclosed amount of Canadian currency were also seized.

Charged are 34-year-old Jeremy Halk of Hanover and 30-year-old Nicole Valad of Brockton.

Halk has been charged with:

  • possession of methamphetamine for the purpose of trafficking;
  • flight from police;
  • operation while prohibited;
  • two counts of fail to comply with release order; and
  • two counts of Fail to comply with probation order.

Halk was held in custody pending the result of a bail hearing.

Valad has been charged with:

  • possession of methamphetamine for the purpose of trafficking;
  • possession of methamphetamine; and
  • flight from police.

Valad is scheduled to appear in court on Dec. 16 to answer to the charges.