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William Charles Ryerse and Melinda Donnetta Matthews are charged with Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking in Hydromorphone.

At approximately 5:30 PM on January 15th, members of the Cape Breton Regional Police Street Crime Unit and RCMP Drug Section executed a search warrant under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, at a residence on Townsend Street in Sydney.

Police seized Hydromorphone and cash, and arrested the two inside the residence, who were held in police custody overnight, for an appearance in Court.