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Fentanyl And Cash Seized In Drug Investigation In Bancroft

KAWARTHAS-A drug investigation led by The OPP East Region Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU) resulted in the arrest of two individuals.

Police say on March 26, 2024, Officers seized approximately $6500 worth of Fentanyl, a cellular device and approximately $5000 in Canadian Currency, as a result of an investigation that had been ongoing since early March, officers located and arrested an individual who was wanted on an outstanding warrant.

26-year-old Miguel Olszewski of Bancroft, Ontario, has been charged with:

·        Possession of Firearm or Ammunition contrary to Prohibition order- three counts

·        Possession of prohibited or restricted firearm with ammo- two counts

·        Unauthorized possession of a prohibited or restricted firearm- two counts

·        Unauthorized possession of a firearm- three counts

·        Fail to comply with Probation order- three counts

·        Careless use of a firearm

·        Possession of a Schedule I substance for the purpose of Trafficking Fentanyl

·        Possession of property obtained by Crime Under $5000

Olszewski was held pending a bail hearing at the Ontario Court of Justice in Belleville on March 27, 2024.

Jill Price, 41 years old of Bancroft, Ontario, has been charged with Unauthorized possession of a prohibited or restricted firearm according to police.

Price will be attending a bail hearing on a later date at the Ontario Court of Justice in Belleville, Ontario.

 

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