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Cocaine, Cash And Baton Seized In Drug Investigation In Peterborough

PETERBOROUGH-Two men are facing multiple drug charges after an investigation.

Officers with the Peterborough Police Drug Unit and Emergency Response Team conducted a search warrant at a residence in the Bethune Street and London Street area on Thursday.

As a result of the investigation, officers allegedly seized:

  • 379.4g of cocaine (approx. street value between $35,000 – $40,000)
  • $2,400 in Canadian currency
  • Electronic devices

A 52-year-old Peterborough man was arrested in connection with a separate investigation and charged with:

  • Traffick a Schedule I Substance – Cocaine

In connection with the warrant, the accused was further charged with:

  • Possession of a Schedule I Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking – Cocaine
  • Possession of Proceeds of Property Obtained by Crime Under $5,000
  • Carry a Concealed Weapon (baton)

The accused was held in custody and will appear in court today, November 18, 2022.

A 25-year-old Thornhill man was arrested and charged with:

  • Possession of a Schedule I Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking – Cocaine
  • Possession of Proceeds of Property Obtained by Crime Under $5,000
  • Fail to Comply with Probation Order

The accused was held in custody and will appear in court today, November 18, 2022.

Peterborough Police no longer release the names of the accused.

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Pamela Vanmeer
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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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