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Three individuals, including a 17-year-old from Brantford, have been charged following a drug trafficking investigation and the execution of a search warrant.

Members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Haldimand/Norfolk Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU) began a drug trafficking investigation in early spring of this year.

On May 23, 2024, a traffic stop was conducted on Broad Street in Dunnville, and all three occupants of the vehicle were placed under arrest.

A search warrant was later executed at a residence on Main Street in Dunnville.

As a result of the investigation, prohibited weapons, quantities of suspected fentanyl, cocaine, and drug paraphernalia, as well as a quantity of Canadian currency was seized. The approximate value of the items seized was over $5000.

A 15-year-old from Scarborough has been charged with the following offences:

  • Possession of a Schedule I Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking (two counts)
  • Possession of Proceeds of Property Obtained by Crime Under $5000

A 17-year-old from Brantford has been charged with the following offences:

  • Unauthorized Possession of Weapon
  • Possession of a Schedule I Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking (two counts)
  • Possession of Proceeds of Property Obtained by Crime Under $5000
  • Failure to Comply with Release Order – Other Than to Attend Court
  • Breach of Recognizance

38-year-old Elizabeth Smith of Dunnville has been charged with the following offences:

  • Possession of a Schedule I Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking (two counts)

All accused are scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Cayuga on later dates.

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