Bracebridge OPP Seize $60,000 Worth in Drugs; Two Charged

OPP say they conducted three search warrants in Bracebridge on Thursday relating to a drug trafficking investigation in Muskoka.

The initial investigation began last month.

Police say they seized a loaded pistol, 104 grams of fentanyl, 70 grams of cocaine, 50 grams of crack cocaine, a prohibited knife, as well as over $6,000 in cash. The estimated street value of the drugs is worth approximately $60,000.

Police say a 20-year-old male from Innisfil has been charged with:

  • Transport firearm in a careless manner
  • Possession of Prohibited device for a Dangerous Purpose
  • Carrying a concealed weapon
  • Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm
  • Knowledge of Unauthorized Possession of Firearm
  • Possession of Prohibited device and weapon
  • Occupant of Motor Vehicle knowing there was Firearm
  • Possession of Loaded Prohibited Firearm
  • Possession of Prohibited Firearm/ammunition
  • Fail to Comply with Undertaking
  • Possession of Proceeds of Property obtained by Crime Over $5,000
  • Possession of Schedule 1 Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking

Police also say a 41-year-old Bracebridge female has been charged with possession of drugs for the purposes of trafficking.

The male has been held in custody for a bail hearing Friday in Bracebridge court.

The female was released on an undertaking to appear in Bracebridge court next month.