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Large drug bust in St. Thomas results in charges for two suspects

Police charged two people after a search warrant yielded a large quantity of drugs at a St. Thomas residence. (Source: OPP) Police charged two people after a search warrant yielded a large quantity of drugs at a St. Thomas residence. (Source: OPP)
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A large drug bust in St. Thomas has resulted in a slew of charges for two people.

On April 10, Elgin-Middlesex OPP, along with St. Thomas police, searched a residence in St. Thomas.

Police said they seized quantities of suspected narcotics including cocaine, methamphetamine, hydromorphone, methylphenidate, and cannabis.

Police also seized a quantity of property including scales, cellular phones, an imitation firearm, and a quantity of Canadian currency.

The OPP has charged a 33-year-old of the City of St. Thomas with:

  • Possess cannabis for the purpose of selling
  • Cultivate more than four plants at one time in dwelling house
  • Possession of a prohibited device contrary to prohibition order
  • Possession of property obtained by crime over $5,000
  • Laundering proceeds of crime
  • Possession of imitation weapon for dangerous purpose
  • Possession for the purpose of trafficking (Methamphetamine)
  • Possession for the purpose of trafficking (Hydromorphone)
  • Possession for the purpose of trafficking (Methylphenidate)
  • Possession for the purpose of trafficking (Cocaine)

The accused was held for a bail hearing and has since been remanded into custody.

Police charged two people after a search warrant yielded a large quantity of drugs at a St. Thomas residence. (Source: OPP) Additionally, a 26-year-old of the City of St. Thomas was charged with:

  • Possess cannabis for the purpose of selling
  • Cultivate more than four plants at one time in dwelling house
  • Possession for the purpose of trafficking (Methamphetamine)
  • Possession for the purpose of trafficking (Hydromorphone)
  • Possession for the purpose of trafficking (Methylphenidate)

The accused was held for a bail hearing and has since been released with a future court date.

No further information, including the name of the accused, will be released due to a court-ordered publication ban.

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