Two arrested after police execute drug search warrant on Keates Place

Items seized after Kingston Police executed a search warrant on Keates Place. Photo via Kingston Police.

Earlier this week two local individuals were arrested and charged with numerous drug and weapons offences after Kingston Police executed a search warrant on Keates Place, a small street in the city’s Rideau Heights neighbourhood.

According to a release from Kingston Police, in September 2023, members of the Kingston Police Drug Enforcement Unit began investigating an individual involved in trafficking crystal methamphetamine and cocaine within the City of Kingston.

On Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2023, with the assistance of the Kingston Police Emergency Response Unit, a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act search warrant was executed at a residence located on Keates Place.

Police said that, as a result of the execution of this warrant and subsequent search of the residence, two local individuals, Christopher Fleming and Justin Lima, were charged with a number of Drug and Criminal Code offences and held in cells pending a bail hearing.

Kingston Police noted the following property was seized:

  • 1060 grams of crystal methamphetamine
  • 49 grams of cocaine
  • 68 hydromorphone pills
  • 130 morphine pills
  • 998 unknown pills
  • 100 grams of unknown powder
  • .32 calibre Browning handgun with ammunition
  • .22 calibre Savage rifle with ammunition
  • .22 calibre Pietta rifle with ammunition
  • $520 in Canadian currency

Christopher Fleming, 41 years of age, was charged with:

  • two counts of possessing a firearm without holding a licence
  • two counts of storing a firearm carelessly
  • three counts of possession of a weapon dangerous to public peace
  • four counts of possession of a Schedule 1 substance for trafficking
  • possession of a prohibited weapon
  • possession of prohibited ammunition
  • possession of a prohibited weapon while knowing no authority
  • possession of prohibited ammunition while knowing no authority
  • storing a prohibited weapon carelessly
  • storing prohibited ammunition carelessly
  • possession of property not exceeding $5,000

Justin Lima, 38 years of age, was charged with:

  • two counts of possessing a firearm without holding a licence
  • two counts of storing a firearm carelessly
  • two counts of possession of a weapon dangerous to public peace
  • two counts of possession of a Schedule 1 substance for trafficking
  • possession of property not exceeding $5,000
  • two counts of failing to comply with an undertaking

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