On May 4, at 6 a.m., members of the Hawkesbury Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), the Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU) with the assistance of the Tactics and Rescue Unit (TRU) executed a warrant at a residence on Hamilton Street in the Town of Hawkesbury.
Officers seized a quantity of suspected cocaine, drug trafficking paraphernalia, ammunition and cash. As a result of the warrant execution and investigation, police arrested one person.
A 60-year-old male from Hawkesbury has been charged contrary to the Criminal Code (CC), Controlled Drugs and Substance Act (CDSA) with the following:
· CDSA 5(2) Possession of a Schedule I substance for the purpose of Trafficking – Cocaine
· CDSA 5(2) Possession of a Schedule I substance for the purpose of Trafficking – Methamphetamine
· CC 117.01(1) Possession of Firearm or Ammunition contrary to Prohibition Order
· CC 355(b) Possession Property Obtained by Crime Under $5,000
The accused will be held in custody and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in L’Orignal on May 12.