Orillia OPP seize drugs, loaded gun

The arrests were part of an ongoing drug trafficking investigation in Simcoe County

Two men from Windsor face a slew of charges after Orillia OPP with assistance from the Central Tactics and Rescue Unit conducted a traffic stop on Highway 11 near Bracebridge last Thursday as part of an ongoing drug trafficking investigation in Simcoe County.

Police say they seized the following items:

  • Glock 45 caliber handgun (loaded)
  •  Separate bag of .45 caliber ammunition
  • 578 grams of cocaine
  • 14 grams of methamphetamine
  • 169 grams of fentanyl
  • $36,000 proceeds
  • Cellular devices
  • Digital scale

As a result, police have charged the following individuals:

A 23-year-old with:

  • Possession of a Schedule 1 Substance, for the Purposes of Trafficking- opioid (other than Heroin) (CDSA)
  • Possession of a Schedule 1 Substance, for the Purposes of Trafficking- cocaine
  • Possession of a Schedule 1 Substance, for the Purposes of Trafficking- methamphetamine
  • Unauthorised possession of a prohibited or restricted firearm
  • Transport Firearm, weapon, prohibited device in a careless manner
  • Possession of a Weapon for Dangerous Purpose
  • Carrying Concealed Weapon
  • Occupant of a motor vehicle knowing there was a prohibited or restricted weapon
  • Possession of Prohibited or Restricted Firearm with ammo
  • Possession of a firearm or ammunition Contrary to Prohibition Order   
  • Possession of Proceeds of Crime- over $5000 (CC)

A 19-year-old with:

  • Possession of a Schedule 1 Substance, for the Purposes of Trafficking- opioid (other than Heroin) (CDSA)
  • Possession of a Schedule 1 Substance, for the Purposes of Trafficking- cocaine
  • Possession of a Schedule 1 Substance, for the Purposes of Trafficking- methamphetamine
  • Unauthorised possession of a prohibited or restricted firearm
  • Transport Firearm, weapon, prohibited device in a careless manner
  • Possession of a Weapon for Dangerous Purpose
  • Carrying Concealed Weapon
  • Occupant of a motor vehicle knowing there was a prohibited or restricted weapon
  • Possession of Prohibited or Restricted Firearm with ammo
  • Possession of Proceeds of Crime- over $5000 (CC)

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