August 14, 2019 10:14 am
Updated: August 14, 2019 3:37 pm

$100K in marijuana, fentanyl seized from Cobourg residence: police

Police say fentanyl was among the substances seized during the Wednesday morning raid.

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Two Cobourg residents face drug-related charges after police say a raid uncovered more than $100,000 in drugs early Wednesday.

As part of a joint drug enforcement investigation, officers with both the Cobourg Police Service and the Port Hope Police Service executed a warrant at a George Street residence in Cobourg.

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Police say officers seized eight kilograms (17.6 pounds) of marijuana, an estimated value of $83,669; more than 30 grams of fentanyl, which is reportedly worth $15,400; and $3,165 in cash. The total value of the seizure is estimated at $102,234, police say.

Two people were arrested at the scene.

David Beesley, 48, and Meghan Angus, 37, have both been charged with:

  • Possession of cannabis for the purpose of selling
  • Possession of a Schedule 1 substance for the purpose of trafficking
  • Possession of proceeds of property obtained by crime under $5,000
  • Failure to comply with a probation order

Angus has additionally been charged with possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose.

 

**CLARIFICATION: Police initially stated 30 ounces of fentanyl were seized. Police have since issued a correction to state 30 grams of fentanyl were seized.**

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