A man has been caught in Hearst on charges of drug possession worth over $5,000.

The OPP were conducting as routine traffic stop Sunday around 7:00pm in Hearst when it was revealed to them the man driving was in possession of a stolen vehicle.

Police arrested the 34-year-old Alberta man on nine different charges including auto theft and drug trafficking.

Officers seized over $5,000 of Methamphetamines and Marijuana as well as drug paraphernalia.

The accused is set to appear in court in Cochrane on July 14th.