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Police believe deadly carfentanyl has hit the streets of Lindsay

KAWARTHA LAKES-A drug search warrant executed at an Albert Street South residence has netted cocaine, cash and an opiate-related substance that police believe is carfentanyl.

Carfentanyl is a very dangerous and deadly tranquilizer used on large animals such as elephants and horses. The size of a grain of salt is enough to kill a human being. The drug is causing mass overdoses in parts of Canada and the US.

Police say shortly after 5:00 pm on Wednesday, September 20th members of the City of Kawartha Lakes Police Drug Enforcement Unit and Criminal Investigation Branch executed the warrant at an Albert Street South residence. The search of the residence resulted in the seizure of 18 grams of cocaine, 50 grams of an opiate-related substance, 2 Oxycodone pills, drug trafficking-related paraphernalia and over $2800.00 in cash. The estimated street value of the seized drugs is $6800.00. An adult and young person have been arrested, charged an detained in relation to the investigation.

36-year-old Pamela Shorey of Albert Street South will appear in the Lindsay, Ontario Court of Justice for a Bail Hearing on the charges of Possession of a Controlled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking and Possession of a Controlled Substance. A 17-year-old youth was detained in custody and will appear for a Bail Hearing on charges of Possession of a Controlled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking and Possession of Proceeds of Crime.

The youth cannot be named under provisions of the Youth Criminal Justice Act.

 

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Pamela Vanmeerhttps://www.kawartha411.ca/
Pamela VanMeer is a two time winner of the prestigious Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) Award. Her investigative reports on abuse in Long Term Care Homes garnered international attention for the issue and won the Ron Laidlaw Award. She is a former reporter and anchor at CHEX News, now Global Peterborough and helped launch the New CHEX Daily, a daily half hour talk show. While at CHCH News in Hamilton she covered some of the biggest news stories of the day.

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