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Police shut down ‘drug house’ on College Street

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The Kingston Police Street Crime Unit executed a search warrant and shut down a “drug house” on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018.

The Street Crime Unit began investigating the address on College Street in late October of this year, according to a press release from Kingston Police. On Thursday, the Street Crime Unit obtained a search warrant and, at approximately 12:30 p.m., the Kingston Police Emergency Response Unit executed the warrant.

A male and female, the accused, were located in a rear bedroom of the residence, Police said. The female was apprehended as she was attempted to flee the scene by crawling out a window. On the ground next to the female, officers found a large quantity of crack cocaine.

In the bedroom, officers found a table set up for making and packaging crack cocaine. Police seized several different types of controlled substances, including cocaine, crystal methamphetamine, heroin, and morphine pills. Officers also seized packaging materials, digital scales, debt lists, and Canadian currency. Both the accused male and female were arrested.

The 55-year-old man and 39-year-old woman, both from Kingston, were jointly charged with four counts of possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking, and possession of property obtained by crime. The female was additionally charged with breach of undertaking.

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