Woman wanted on warrant also facing drug charge

An Orillia woman wanted on an outstanding warrant has also been charged with drug possession after being searched by police.

According to the OPP, officers received a call regarding a suspicious person shortly before 6 p.m. Monday (April 13).

“Police located a female with the same description. After a brief investigation, it was found that the female was wanted. She was placed under arrest and was searched,” a media release reads.

“During the search, a quantity of cocaine was located.”

Ashley Brown, 27, has been charged with possession of a Schedule I substance – cocaine.

She is scheduled to appear in Orillia court on June 23.