Two Ottawa women have been arrested and charged with trafficking multiple drugs, including extremely dangerous powdered Fentanyl, according to Kingston Police.
Members of the Kingston Police Drug Enforcement Unit executed a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act search warrant at local hotel room on December 14 at approximately 3:45pm.
Upon entry, officers discovered a substance believed to be powdered fentanyl in addition to a large quantity of suspected heroin, cocaine and crystal methamphetamine.
Within 10 minutes of executing the warrant, a 29 year old and 19 year old woman were located at the Wellington Street Ontario Court of Justice.
The two accused were arrested and searched, with the youngest woman found to be in possession of a small baggy of suspected cocaine and the other in possession of a large quantity of Canadian currency and a small amount of suspected heroin.
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They were subsequently transported to police headquarters and held to attend a bail hearing.
Police report just over $4,300 in Canadian currency and $41,000 in illicit drugs were seized in the arrests.
The two accused have been charged jointly with possession for the purpose of trafficking, two counts of possession of a controlled substance, and possession of property obtained by crime.
The women have been charged jointly with possession for the purpose of trafficking, two counts of possession of a controlled substance, and possession of property obtained by crime.
Visit the Kingston, Frontenac and Lennox & Addington Public Health website to learn more about Fentanyl
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