Joint Police Service Investigation Results in Drug Charges

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Community Street Crime Units (CSCU) from the Peterborough, Northumberland, City of Kawartha Lakes and Haliburton Highlands, Detachments of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), collaboratively with the Port Hope Police Services Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB), executed three Controlled Drug and Substance Act (CDSA) warrants as a result of an extensive joint investigation into a drug trafficking operation between the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) and Northumberland County.

The OPP Central Region Emergency Response Team, and Canine Unit assisted with the execution of the search warrants that took place between January 28, 2021, and January 29, 2021, at a residence in Alnwick-Haldimand Township, a location in the city of Toronto, and on white Hyundai four door sedan registered to a resident out of Oshawa.

Investigators arrested two individuals and seized a quantity of suspected Cocaine, Crack Cocaine, Fentanyl, Crystal meth, various types of opioids, a prohibited weapon, approximately $20,000 in cash, and other drug trafficking related items. The total street value of the drugs seized is worth approximately $113,800

Kyle INNOCENT (age 34) from Scarborough, Ontario, and Cassidy ROBINSON (age 24) from Port Hope, Ontario, were arrested and each charged with:

· Possession of a schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking – Cocaine
· Possession of a schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking – Methamphetamine
· Possession of a schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking – Opioid (two counts)
· Possession of property obtained by crime over $5,000
· Unauthorized possession of weapon
· Fail to comply with release order

Kyle Innocent was additionally charged with:

· Possession of a schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking – Opioid
· Fail to comply with release order
· Resist peace officer

Both accused were held in custody for a bail hearing in Cobourg on January 29, 2021.

Pete Fisher
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