Caledon man charged after 500 oxycodone tablets, cocaine, MDMA found in searches

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Published June 23, 2023 at 9:37 am

Five people including a 23-year-old from Caledon have been charged after police say more than 500 oxycodone tablets, cocaine, MDMA and other drugs were seized in multiple searches this week.

The OPP says officers from various Street Crime Units including Dufferin, Caledon, Nottawasaga and the police Covert Deployment Unit searched three locations in Orangeville, Bolton, and Oakville on Wednesday (June 21).

During the raids, officers seized nearly three kilograms of cocaine, 280 grams of MDMA, over 500 oxycodone tablets and more than 200 tablets of clonazepam, as well as hydrocodone, a high-capacity magazine, and over $,3000 in cash.

Five people have been charged by police including a 23-year-old man from Caledon.

A 23-year-old male from Caledon has been charged with:

  • Trafficking in Schedule I Substance – Opioid
  • Possession of a Schedule I Substance for the purpose of trafficking – Opioid – (five counts)
  • Possession of Schedule IV Substance for the purpose trafficking – (three counts)
  • Possession of proceeds of property obtained by crime – under $5000

A 26-year-old male from Orangeville has been charged with:

  • Possession of a Schedule I Substance for the purpose of Trafficking – Cocaine
  • Traffick in Schedule I substance – Cocaine – (six counts)
  • Possession of a Schedule I Substance – Opioid (two counts)
  • Traffick in Schedule I Substance – Methylenedioxymethamphetamine
  • Possession of proceeds of property obtained by crime – under $5000 (two counts)
  • Possession of proceeds of property obtained by crime – over $5000 (three counts)

A 55-year-old female from Orangeville has been charged with:

  • Possession of a Schedule I Substance – Cocaine
  • Possession of a Schedule I Substance – Opioid
  • Possession of a Schedule III Substance

A 24-year-old female from Oakville has been charged with:

  • Possession of a Schedule I Substance for the purpose of Trafficking – Cocaine
  • Possession of a Schedule I Substance – Methylenedioxymethamphetamine
  • Possession of proceeds of property obtained by crime – over $5000
  • Possession of prohibited device or ammunition

Police say a 23-year-old male from Oakville is outstanding and charges are pending.

Investigators have not released the names of the accused, who are scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Orangeville in July to answer the charges. None of the allegations have been proven in court.

Anyone with information on this investigation is asked to contact Dufferin OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or CrimeStoppers to remain anonymous at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). You can also submit your information online at www.ontariocrimestoppers.ca.

 

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