Two arrested in Toronto tent encampment drug bust

Officers in Toronto say they executed a search warrant in a tent encampment in connection with a drug investigation. TPS / Handout

Toronto Police Service says two men are facing numerous drug charges after officers executed a search at a tent encampment at Clarence Square Park Friday night.

According to police, officers carried out the search warrant in multiple tents located within the park around 8:30 p.m. in connection with a drug investigation.

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During the search, police located two men, a 57-year-old and a 33-year-old, who were allegedly in possession of a quantity of drugs, including fentanyl, cocaine, and methamphetamine.

The two were subsequently arrested and now face several charges, including possession for the purpose of trafficking.

Officers say a metal replica firearm was also found inside one of the tents.

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