Eight arrests following drug trafficking probe in Bradford

The investigation focused on two properties

Charges have been laid following a recent investigation into drug trafficking at two homes in Bradford.

South Simcoe Police (SSP) say a search warrant was executed Friday at properties, outbuildings and vehicles located on the same street in the Simcoe Road and Centre Street area.

The warrant was executed simultaneously by the SSP Street Crime Unit with the assistance of the SSP Emergency Response Unit, the K9 Unit, the Barrie Police Emergency Response Unit and uniformed officers

Police seized approximately nine ounces of suspected cocaine between the two residences with an approximate street value of up to $25,000 along with other controlled substances.

Eight Bradford residents were arrested and charged. They range between 26 and 54-years-old.

The accused were released with future court dates.