Provincial police search thick forest near Ormsby on Wednesday looking for two ‘armed and dangerous’ men

OPP officers searched dense bush along the Old Hastings Road south of Ormsby Wed., Aug. 19, 2009 for two "armed and dangerous" men wanted in relation to drugs and guns. Photo by Brent Goodwin.

OPP officers searched dense bush along the Old Hastings Road south of Ormsby Wed., Aug. 19, 2009 for two "armed and dangerous" men wanted in relation to drugs and guns. Photo by Brent Goodwin.

ORMSBY — Heavily armed police officers searched dense bush near here today looking for two armed men.

A provincial police officer in the area said officers were looking for two men in relation to drugs and guns.  A woman was arrested earlier in the day Wed., Aug. 19, concerning the incident.

Police warned residents in the Coe Hill area not to stop for anyone on foot because the men were armed and dangerous, said Wollaston Township Deputy Reeve Brent Goodwin.

The search began early in the morning.

Along with provincial police officers in camouflage on foot and on all-terrain vehicles, tracking dogs were called in and a police helicopter was overhead.

Police appeared to be searching  an unopened road allowance of Concession 7 in Wollaston Township, where is heads west off the Old Hastings Road south of Ormsby, at the crossroads of Old Hastings Road and Old Highway 620, east of Coe Hill.

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