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Midland man faces weapons, drug trafficking charges

Police say they seized a quantity of cocaine, methadone, as well as drug trafficking paraphernalia
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Members of the OPP Community Street Crimes Unit attached to the Southern Georgian Bay detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police executed an early morning Controlled Drug and Substances Act warrant on a Galloway Boulevard, Midland residence at 6:30 a.m. March 27, 2020.

Officers seized a quantity of cocaine, methadone along with drug trafficking paraphernalia and two prohibited weapons, a crossbow and a quantity of Canadian currency.

A 45-year-old Midland resident has been charged with the following offences in relation to this investigation.

  • Two counts of possession of a schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking - cocaine contrary to the Controlled Drug and Substances Act
  • Two counts of unauthorized possession of weapon
  • Three counts of possession of firearm or ammunition contrary to prohibition order
  • Possession of proceeds of property obtained by crime under $5000 - in Canada Contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada

The accused has been released from police custody on a recognizance to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Midland on June 4, 2020

Anyone who may have information about this incident or other criminal activity is asked to contact the OPP at 1-888-310 1122, or by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). You can submit your information online at Crime Stoppers does not subscribe to call display and you will remain anonymous. Being anonymous, you will not testify in court and your information may lead to a cash reward of up to $2,000.00.