Over $10,000 worth of drugs seized from Port Colborne home by Niagara Police

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Published December 10, 2021 at 2:20 pm

Two Port Colborne residents were caught holding over $10,000 worth of illicit drugs when Niagara Police raided their home yesterday (December 9) afternoon.

Police got a search warrant for a home in the Welland Street and Durham Street area of the city and found the stash of drugs, crime cash and weapons when they went in just before 5 pm.

In the end, Niagara Police seized Fentanyl (16.2 grams) with a street value of $5,670, crystal meth (11.3 grams) with a street value of $1,130, crack/cocaine (8.7 grams) with a street value of $870 and MDMA/GHB (32 mls) with a street value of $2,340.

On top of that, they also found $2,139 in cash, nine boxes of Global knives with a value of approximately $1,500 that had been stolen and numerous prohibited weapons – a butterfly knife, a flick knife, two swords and two Zerodis blade claws

Justin D. Roesler, 33, of Port Colborne was charged with four counts of drug possession for the purpose of trafficking, crime cash under $5,000, stolen property under $5,000, possession of illegal weapons, holding weapon while on probation and two counts of failing to comply with probation.

He was held pending a bail hearing today.

Marie Morin, 58, of Port Colborne was charged with four counts of drug possession for the purpose of trafficking, crime cash under $5,000, stolen property under $5,000 and possession of illegal weapons. She was released with a court order.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Niagara Regional Police Service at 905-688-4111, ext 1002200.

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