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3 arrested after fentanyl, crack cocaine, weapon seized from Cobourg residence

Police seized crack cocaine, fentanyl and cash from a Cobourg residence.
Police seized crack cocaine, fentanyl and cash from a Cobourg residence. Northumberland OPP

Three people face charges after police seized drugs, a weapon, and cash from a residence in Cobourg on Thursday.

Members of the OPP Peterborough/Northumberland Detachment Community Street Crime Units in conjunction with the Cobourg Police Service and OPP’s Emergency Response Team executed a warrant at an Alexandria Street residence.

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OPP said they arrested three people and seized quantities of suspected crack cocaine, fentanyl, cash, and a prohibited weapon.

Adam Stokes, 34, Martin Tabitha, 39, of Cobourg, and Jamal Leonard Darius, 30, of no fixed address, were arrested and charged with:

  • Possession of a schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking (cocaine)
  • Possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000
  • Possession of a schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking (other drugs)
  • Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose
  • Carrying a firearm, weapon, prohibited device or ammunition in a careless manner
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Stokes was additionally charged with failure to comply with probation order.

Stokes and Tabitha were released and are scheduled to appear in court in Cobourg on May 29; Darius was held in custody pending the results of a show cause hearing.

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