Kingston Police announce further drug trafficking arrests, seizures

Items seized from Leroy Grant Drive warrant. Photo via Kingston Police.

On Thursday, Dec. 14, 2023, the Kingston Police Special Services Division executed two search warrants under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act in the City of Kingston — one of which was at the previously investigated Shroomyz psychedelic mushroom dispensary in downtown Kingston.

According to a release from Kingston Police, the Drug Enforcement Unit concluded an investigation into the trafficking of crystal methamphetamine in the Leroy Grant Drive area.

“With the assistance of the Emergency Response Unit, officers executed two search warrants at two different apartments,” Kingston Police stated. “As a result, two persons were arrested and charged with possession of substances for the purposes of trafficking under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and possession of property obtained by crime.”

According to the release, the following were seized at the residences:

  • 1,591 grams of crystal methamphetamine (1.59 kilograms)
  • 370 1 8mg hydromorphone pills
  • 172 morphine pills
  • a large quantity of Canadian currency

In a separate investigation, the Street Crime Unit executed the second search warrant in 48 hours at Shroomyz psychedelic mushroom dispensary at 149 Brock Street. According to police, the operators had re-opened the same storefront following the previous investigation and search and seizure on Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2023, which resulted in significant seizures of psychedelic mushroom products.

Seized in this investigation were:

  • 2561.25g (2.56 kilograms) of psychedelic mushroom products with an estimated value of $56,000
  • $700 in Canadian currency

“Psychedelic mushrooms remain a controlled substance under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and as such the trafficking of these products remains unlawful,” Kingston Police said.

One thought on “Kingston Police announce further drug trafficking arrests, seizures

  • Why is the Kingstonist putting these 2 stories together? Mushrooms are not hard drugs and should be legalized. And why are the police spending tax dollars to raid the store?

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