7 people arrested after drug bust in St. Thomas, Ont.

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Police in St. Thomas, Ont., say seven people have been arrested and charged after a drug bust.

Police said they began a drug trafficking investigation in January which led to a search of two houses in the early hours of Feb. 29.

Several types of drugs were seized, including 80 oxycocet tablets, nearly 23 grams of crystal meth and seven grams of fentanyl.

The total value of the drugs seized is approximately $7,875.

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Police also seized nearly $1,400 in cash, a gold bar, three flick knives which are considered a prohibited weapon, suspected drug packaging materials and bank cards.

Five people ranging in age from 33 to 51 face drug-related charges.

A 30-year-old has been charged with theft and a 54-year-old has been charged with sexual interference and invitation to sexual touching.

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