Ontario: The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has arrested seven people on charges of drug trafficking and recovered illegal $50K worth of drugs seized in Kawartha Lakes trafficking. According to the OPP, the arrests were made following a thorough investigation conducted City of the Kawartha Lakes (CKL).
The investigation took two months and was led by members of the CKL Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU). OPP’s Organised Crime Enforcement Bureau and Bracebridge CSCU also contributed to the investigation. The investigation was launched after several cases of overdose were reported in Kawartha Lakes, specifically Fenelon Falls.
In a release, the OPP said investigators recovered cocaine, fentanyl, carfentanil, crystal methamphetamine, percocet pills, as well as Canadian currency. The market price of these drugs is $56,000. Of the seven arrested, five are residents of Fenelon Falls while one is from Lindsay and another is from Pickering.
Suspects are aged between 21 and 47 years. Police said the three suspects are still wanted.