Drugs seized in Embrun had street value of more than $350,000

By Louise Sproule

March 26, 2018

Complaints. On this occasion, complaints from citizens led to the seizure of drugs in Embrun; the drugs are estimated to be more than $350,000 in street value.

On March 22, 2018, members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) – Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU) executed a Search Warrant in Embrun Ontario. The search warrant was the culmination of an investigation by the Russell County OPP Community Street Crime Unit which began with several complaints from members of the community.

Investigators seized over a kilogram of cocaine, over 55,000 methamphetamine pills (speed), over five kilograms of cannabis resin (hash), cannabis marihuana, drug trafficking equipment, cash, weapons and contraband cigarettes. The total value of the drugs seized has an estimated street value of over $350,000.

A 52-year old male from Embrun Ontario, was arrested on March 22, 2018 and charged with the following:

He was held in custody and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario court of Justice located in L’Orignal Ontario on March 23, 2018.