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Weapons, cash, $70K worth of narcotics seized from Kingston home: police

Kingston police say they seized over $70,000 worth of illegal narcotics from a north-end home during a raid on Friday.
Kingston police say they seized over $70,000 worth of illegal narcotics from a north-end home during a raid on Friday. Kingston police

Two people are facing a total of 52 charges following a raid of a north-end home where police seized a large quantity of drugs and weapons.

According to a police news release, Kingston police’s drug enforcement unit executed a search warrant at a north-end home around 11 a.m. last Friday, where a man and a woman were arrested.

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During the raid, police say they seized two handguns, various firearm magazines and ammunition and a large quantity of crystal methamphetamine, cocaine, hydromorphone and oxycodone pills.

Police are estimating the total street value of the drugs to be approximately $70,000.00.

Drug packaging material, weigh scales and over $2,000 were also seized as part of the police operation, according to police.

A 36-year-old Kingston man was arrested and charged with:

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  • four counts possession for the purpose of trafficking;
  • three counts of possession of a weapon;
  • two counts possession of a prohibited firearm without holding a licence;
  • three counts of storing a firearm carelessly;
  • two counts possession of a weapon for committing an offence;
  • one count of possession of a loaded regulated firearm;
  • six counts of possession of a firearm while prohibited;
  • three counts of possession of ammunition while prohibited;
  • three counts breach probation.
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A 30-year-old local woman was arrested and charged with:

  • four counts possession for the purpose of trafficking;
  • three counts of possession of a weapon dangerous to public peace;
  • two counts of possession of a prohibited firearm without holding a licence;
  • three counts of storing a firearm carelessly;
  • two counts of possession of a weapon for committing an offence;
  • one count of possession of a loaded regulated firearm;
  • four counts of possession of a firearm while prohibited;
  • two counts of possession of ammunition while prohibited;
  • four counts of breach probation.