A 50 year old North Bay resident is facing several charges including flight from police and drug possession after an incident around 3:30 pm Thursday.

North Bay OPP spotted a speeding vehicle on Hwy 63 in Phelps township when the vehicle turned into a driveway and the driver fled.

With assistance from the OPP Emergency Response team, OPP Canine Unit and Aviation services the driver was located a few hours later.

A small amount of cocaine and hydromorphone were seized by police.

(File photo by station staff)

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