The first arrest has been made regarding fraudulent fentanyl patches in Smooth Rock Falls.

The OPP is stating that back on July 4th of this summer Cochrane officers began investigating occurrences of fraud involving fentanyl patches in the Smooth Rock Falls area.

The Police investigation led to the discovery that a female had been submitting counterfeit Fentanyl patches at a local pharmacy.

Officers then arrested and charged the 65-year-old Smooth Rock Falls woman with five counts of fraud, and five counts of forged documentation.

The accused is scheduled to appear in court in Cochrane on November 30th of this year.