Drugs, weapons seized after Kingston Police search Grey Street residence

One individual was arrested after investigators with the Kingston Police Street Crime Unit, with the assistance of the Emergency Response Unit and the Patrol Division executed a search warrant at a residence on Grey Street on Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2024.

According to a release from Kingston Police, the search of the residence resulted in the following seizures:

  • A large quantity of Canadian currency
  • Over 200g of cocaine
  • Over 100g of fentanyl
  • 27g of crystal methamphetamine
  • A large quantity of assorted pills
  • Two handguns
  • Two long guns
  • Ammunition
  • Replica firearms

“One male was arrested at the scene and charged with numerous firearms offences and offences under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act. He was held for a bail hearing scheduled for February 1,” Kingston Police stated.

According to the release, the accused, who resides locally, was charged with:

  • Four counts of possessing a firearm without holding a licence
  • Two counts of being an unlicenced person possessing a restricted weapon
  • Four counts of possessing a firearm while prohibited
  • Three counts of possession of a Schedule 1 substance for the purpose of trafficking
  • Three counts of possession of a Schedule 3 substance
  • Four counts of storing a firearm carelessly
  • Storing ammunition carelessly
  • Possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000

In the release, Kingston Police expressed its “continued commitment to target those who possess or traffic firearms unlawfully and those involved in drug trafficking, particularly fentanyl and associated derivatives which severely impact our most vulnerable citizens.”

Grey Street, shown above with a red marker, is located in the Kingscourt-Rideau District of Kingston, north of Concession Street. Image via Google Maps.

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