Drug warrant in Amherstview leads to two arrests

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Two men from Amherstview are facing multiple charges after Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) executed a search warrant early today.

Officers from the Lennox and Addington County detachment of the OPP executed a controlled drugs and substances act search warrant at an Addington Street address in Amherstview. As a result, investigators seized a quantity of methamphetamine, carfentanil, and hydromorphone pills that have a street value of $1,500. Stolen property was also seized.

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A 43-year-old male and a 48-year-old male, both from Amherstview, were arrested and charged with:

  • Possession of a Schedule 1 substance for the purpose of trafficking (carfentanil)
  • Possession of a Schedule 1 substance for the purpose of trafficking (crystal methamphetamine
  • Possession of a Schedule 1 substance for the purpose of trafficking
  • Possession of property obtained by crime

The 43-year-old male was further charged with possession of a firearm contrary to a prohibition order under order. He was held in police custody to attend a bail hearing later today.

The 48-year-old male was released from custody on conditions to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Napanee on Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019.

Anyone with information pertaining to this case is asked to contact Napanee OPP at 1-888-310-1122.

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