Drug bust in Caledon leads to charges after police seize cocaine, loaded rifle

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Published September 16, 2022 at 12:11 pm

Dufferin OPP officers have charged two people in an ongoing drug trafficking investigation in Dufferin County.

On Sept. 14, members from multiple crime units and emergency response teams executed two search warrants, one in the Bolton area of Caledon and the other in Adjala-Tosorontio.

Police seized a quantity of cocaine, approximately $50,000 in Canadian currency, a .22 calibre rifle with a loaded magazine, ammunition, a vacuum sealer with bags, a scale, packaging materials, and a 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 valued at approximately $70,000.

Bolton resident Corey Byer, 38, is charged with trafficking a Schedule I substance – cocaine, possession of a Schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking, and possession of proceeds of property obtained by crime – over $5000.

Adjala-Tosorontio resident Ryan Croft, 39, is charged with careless storage of a firearm, unauthorized possession of firearm, and possession of proceeds obtained by crime – over $5000.

Both accused are scheduled to attend the Ontario Court of Justice in Orangeville at a future date in November 2022 to answer to the charges.

Photos courtesy of Dufferin OPP

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