Five arrested in months-long drug trafficking investigation

Two from Wasaga Beach, one from Essa, two from the GTA facing charges

Five people are facing a number of criminal charges following what the OPP say was a lengthy drug investigation.

The Nottawasaga OPP’s Community Street Crime Unit began its investigation into allegations of local drug trafficking in June 2021. On October 21, a search warrant was obtained for two Toronto locations, along with one in Wasaga Beach.

As a result of the investigation, a 29-year-old woman and a 37-year-old man from Wasaga Beach are among those arrested. A 39-year-old Essa Township man, a 30-year-old Toronto man, and a 36-year-old man from Brampton were also arrested during the investigation. Trafficking and weapons-related charges have been laid.