A pair of Iroquois Falls residents have been arrested on charges of drug possession.

Police made a routine traffic stop on Tuesday, September 19th at 7:10pm on Highway 11 in the Taylor Township just north of Matheson.

Officers then arrested a 23-year-old Iroquois Falls man with two charges of possession for the purpose of trafficking, he remains in custody.

Police also charged a 19-year-old Iroquois Falls woman on one count of possession.

Officers say she was released on a Promise to Appear and is scheduled to appear in court in Timmins on October 31st.