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Police arrest two individuals for drug trafficking in Kingston

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Two individuals from Belleville 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.

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