Two Ottawa men face charges for possession of Fentanyl patches for the purpose of trafficking

Two Ottawa men face charges for possession of Fentanyl patches for the purpose of trafficking

Early yesterday morning, following a call to police reporting a disturbance at a local licenced establishment, North Bay Police arrested and charged:

  • Mathieu Walter Joseph Vaillant, age 25, of Ottawa with one count of possession for the purpose of trafficking; and
  • Patrick Sacha Christian Thibault, age 33, of Ottawa with one count of possession for the purpose of trafficking.

A police search of the two accused following their arrests for the disturbance revealed that they were in possession of over $1,100 in Canadian currency and 18 Fentanyl 100 mcg/h patches. Police seized the property as evidence.

Both accused were held in custody for bail.