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OPP seize drugs at home on Higginson Street in Hawkesbury

On Friday, April 16, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) East Region Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU) seized illegal drugs at a residence on Higginson Street in Hawkesbury.  The CSCU was assisted by officers from the Hawkesbury OPP Detachment.

Officers seized a quantity of suspected Methamphetamine and Temazepam and other items associated with drug trafficking.

A 55 year-old Hawkesbury man was arrested and charged under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) with;

  •  Possession of Schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking (Methamphetamine) – CDSA s.5(2)
  •  Possession of Schedule IV substance for the purpose of trafficking – CDSA s.5(2)
  •  Possession for the purpose of distributing – Cannabis Act s.9(2)

The accused was released from custody and is scheduled to appear at L’Original Court of Justice on June 2, 2021.

James Morgan

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