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Multiple Guns, Ammunition, Drugs And Cash Seized In Early Morning Raids By Kawartha Lakes Police Service And OPP

KAWARTHA LAKES-Police In Kawartha Lakes have seized multiple guns, drugs and cash in early morning raids.

Kawartha Lakes Police Service Criminal Investigations Branch with the assistance of The Ontario Provincial Police Tactics and Rescue Unit, Emergency Response Team, K-9 and Community Street Crime Unit, executed two separate search warrants in Lindsay early this morning resulting in the arrest of 6 individuals.   

Police say as a result of the investigation, dubbed Project Momentum, the following items were seized:

  • 3 handguns
  • 1 shotgun
  • 3 replica handguns
  • 1 CO2-powered arrow rifle
  • Fentanyl 7.04 grams 
  • Cocaine 502.61 grams
  • Heroin 387.71 grams
  • Methamphetamine 37.09 grams
  • A large amount of currency ($14,486.70)
  • Ammunition

Approximate street value of $136,634.00 in drugs seized.

Six accused were held in custody and will appear in court today, Tuesday, February 13th, 2024.

32-year-old Chad English of Lindsay has been charged with:

  • Possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking X3 (cocaine, Methamphetamine, Opioid other than heroin)
  • Possession of proceeds of property obtained by crime over $5,000

53-year-old Daniel Lavigne of Lindsay has been charged with:

  • Possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking X3 (cocaine, Methamphetamine, Opioid other than heroin)
  • Possession of proceeds of property obtained by crime over $5,000
  • Possession of a firearm or ammunition contrary to prohibition order
  • Unauthorized possession of a firearm
  • Possession of prohibited or restricted firearm with ammo
  • Possession of firearm or ammunition contrary to prohibition order
  • Unauthorized possession of weapon
  • Possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000

31-year-old Jesse Lavigne of Lindsay has been charged with:

  • Possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking X4 (cocaine, Methamphetamine, Opioid other than heroin, Other drugs)
  • Unauthorized Possession of a firearm X2
  • Careless storage of firearm, weapon, prohibited device or ammunition
  • Knowledge of unauthorized possession of firearm
  • Possession of prohibited or restricted firearm with ammo xX2
  • Possession of proceeds of property obtained by crime over $5,000
  • Possession of a firearm or ammunition contrary to prohibition order X3

39-year-old Roy Wadden of Lindsay has been charged with:

  • Possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking X4 (cocaine, Methamphetamine, Opioid other than heroin, Other drugs)
  • Unauthorized Possession of a firearm X2
  • Careless storage of firearm, weapon, prohibited device or ammunition
  • Knowledge of unauthorized possession of firearm
  • Possession of prohibited or restricted firearm with ammo xX2
  • Possession of proceeds of property obtained by crime over $5,000

36-year-old Philip Anderson of Cannington has been charged with:

  • Possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking X5 (cocaine, Methamphetamine, Opioid other than heroin, Other drugs)
  • Possession of a firearm or ammunition contrary to prohibition order X3
  • Unauthorized Possession of a firearm X2
  • Careless storage of firearm, weapon, prohibited device or ammunition
  • Knowledge of unauthorized possession of firearm
  • Possession of prohibited or restricted firearm with ammo xX2
  • Possession of proceeds of property obtained by crime over $5,000
  • Failure to comply with undertaking

A young offender who cannot be named has been charged with:

  • Possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking X4 (cocaine, Methamphetamine, Opioid other than heroin, Other drugs)
  • Failure to comply with undertaking
  • Unauthorized Possession of a firearm 
  • Possession of prohibited or restricted firearm with ammo 
  • Knowledge of unauthorized possession of firearm
  • Careless storage of firearm, weapon, prohibited device or ammunition
  • Fail to comply with sentence

“The City of Kawartha Lakes Police Service would like to thank all of our officers as well as our colleagues from the Ontario Provincial Police for their continued commitment to community safety.”

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