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Emergency Response Team Raid Results In Seizure Of Loaded Handgun, Drugs And Cash In Peterborough

PETERBOROUGH-An investigation by members of the Peterborough Police Service Street Crime Unit into street-level drug trafficking from a Park Street address has resulted in arrests and charges.

On Wednesday, November 8 police raided a residence with the assistance of the Emergency Response Team (ERT) and Canine.  Officers say they seized a loaded handgun fentanyl, cocaine, prescription medication and Canadian currency.

As a result, two people were arrested.

A 41 year-old Peterborough man has been charged with:

  • Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose
  • Possession of a firearm while prohibited
  • Possession of a loaded prohibited or restricted firearm
  • Unauthorized possession of a firearm
  • Carry concealed weapon
  • Possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking x2
  • Possession of proceeds of crime under $5,000.00

A 35 year-old Peterborough man has been charged with:

  • Possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking x2
  • Possession of proceeds of crime under $5,000.00
  • Fail to comply with probation

The accused are being held in custody and will appear in court today, November 9, 2023.

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