Niagara Falls man charged after a $100,000-plus fentanyl bust


Published May 12, 2022 at 10:07 pm

Police in Niagara Falls believe they removed more than $100,000 of fentanyl from the area during an arrest.

In a media release, Niagara Regional Police Service said 2 Distict detectives with the street crime unit conducted an stolen property investigation on Thursday. A male suspect was identified. After he was arrested, detectives discovered and seized:

  • 1.077 kilograms of fentanyl (estimated street value $102,000)
  • 2.7 grams of crystal methamphetamine (estimated street value $270)
    Some $2,185 in Canadian currency

Stephen Francis Marsh, age 43, is slated to attend a video bail hearing in a St. Catharines court on Friday (May 13). It will be his first appearance to answer to five criminal counts:

  • Two counts of possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000
  • Possession for the purpose of trafficking — fentanyl
  • Possession of a schedule 1 substance — methamphetamine
  • Possession of proceeds of crime under $5,000.

Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to contact Niagara police 2 District detectives by calling 905-688-4111, extension 1022200.

Members of the public who wish to anonymously provide information in any investigation can contact Crime Stoppers of Niagara online or by calling 1-800-222-8477. Crime Stoppers offers cash rewards to persons who contact the program with information which leads to an arrest.

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