Two Collingwood residents charged in armed robbery near Fergus

Three males entered a home armed with a handgun

Five people, including a 23-year-old woman and a 32-year-old woman, both of Collingwood, face more than 30 drug and weapons charges in connection with a weekend armed robbery near Fergus.

Around 5 a.m. on Saturday, Wellington County OPP responded after a report three males entered a residence in the area of Belwood Lake and confronted the occupants with a handgun. Police said the culprits made off with household items including electronics.

A search warrant was executed at a residence on Second Street in Collingwood in connection with the investigation.

Police said they seized methamphetamine, suspected fentanyl as well as a pistol and ammunition.

The three other suspects who were charged are in their 20s and from Brampton, Mississauga and Vaughan.