Two individuals were arrested in Kingston for trafficking purple fentanyl.
On Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021 members of the Kingston Police Drug Enforcement Unit arrested a 58-year-old Kingston man and a 34-year-old woman from Belleville for possession for the purpose of trafficking fentanyl, according to a release from Kingston Police, dated Monday, Mar. 1, 2021.
Drug Enforcement Unit officers executed two Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) search warrants as a result of the arrests and Kingston Police say they located a quantity of purple fentanyl, Canadian currency and evidence of drug trafficking.
The search warrants were executed during the day at a west end Kingston hotel and a residence located in Kingston’s north end, according to the release. Both individuals were charged jointly with possession for the purpose of trafficking a Schedule 1 substance. The total value of the seized drugs and currency was close to $40,000.