Cocaine, fentanyl and cash seized in drug bust north of Brampton

Published April 6, 2023 at 8:35 am

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Five people are facing charges after police say they found Cocaine, fentanyl and cash north of Brampton on Wednesday.

The OPP says officers had been investigating drugs in Dufferin County and searched three residences in the Town of Shelburne on Wednesday (April 5), approximately 60 kilometres north of Brampton.

Police say the Dufferin Community Street Crime Unit along with officers from Caledon, Nottawasaga, Collingwood and Orillia took part in the searches where they seized cocaine, fentanyl, percocet tablets, and thousands in cash.

Five people were arrested and charged and officers also found drug paraphernalia including digital scales, a money counter, and a debt list during the search, police said.

Justin Dart, 52, of no fixed address has been 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 – Opioid
  • Failure to comply with release order

Gavin McNevan, 21, of no fixed address has been charged with:

  • Possession of a Schedule II Substance for the purpose of Trafficking
  • Possession of proceeds of property obtained by crime – under $5000

Ronald McAllister, 60, of Shelburne has been charged with:

  • Possession of a Schedule I Substance for the purpose of Trafficking – Cocaine
  • Possession of proceed of property obtained by crime – under $5000

Brent Young, 57, of Shelburne has been charged with:

  • Possession of a Schedule I Substance for the purpose of Trafficking – Cocaine

Shane Fizzard, 37, of Grand Valley has been charged with:

  • Possession of Cocaine

The accused are scheduled to attend the Ontario Court of Justice in Orangeville in May. None of the allegations have been proven in court.

Police are asking anyone with information regarding this investigation of any other criminal activity to contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or contact Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or visit https://ontariocrimestoppers.ca/.

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