Kingston man facing drug trafficking and weapons charges

Items seized by the Kingston Police Street Crime Unit during a drug trafficking investigation in early December 2021, including a quantity of cocaine, currency, brass knuckles, a knife, and a cell phone. Photo via Kingston Police.

A Kingston Police investigation into a local man suspected of drug trafficking has resulted in multiple charges laid after the man was found to also be in possession of weapons.

On Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2021, the investigation led officers with the Kingston Police Street Crime Unit to the Woodlands area off Portsmouth Avenue in central Kingston. There, the man was located in a vehicle on Calderwood Drive, and “was subsequently arrested a short distance away from where he was first seen,” police said in a press release on Thursday, Dec. 16, 2021. The man was subsequently found to be in possession of cocaine, which was packaged for sale, brass knuckles, a knife, and a quantity of Canadian currency, according to Kingston Police.

As a result, Andrew Seguin, 30, of Kingston, has been charged with:

  • Possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking
  • Possession of the proceeds of crime under $5,000
  • Possession of a prohibited weapon
  • Driving while prohibited

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