Caledon cops charge 15-year-old with cocaine and opioid trafficking

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Published August 11, 2022 at 3:14 pm

A 15-year-old is facing drug charges after Caledon cops made a drug bust near Barrie.

The Caledon OPP say members of the street crime unit and OPP tactical officers searched a residence in Angus on Wednesday, about 20 minutes west of Barrie.


Police say the search was part of a drug trafficking investigation.

One adult and one youth were arrested and charged as a result of the investigation.

A 15-year-old youth of Scarborough was arrested and charged with:

  • Possession of a schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking – opioid (other than heroin)
  • Possession of a schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking – cocaine
  • Possession proceeds of property obtained by crime under $5,000
  • Obstruct peace officer

Brian Partridge, a 39-year-old of Angus, was also arrested and charged with failure to comply with an undertaking.

The youth, who cannot be named under Youth Criminal Justice Act, is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Barrie on Aug. 30, and Partridge is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Bradford on Sept. 15.

None of the allegations have been proven in court.

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