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Search of London home yields nearly $40,000 worth of drugs: police

Two Londoners are facing a combined total of 13 trafficking-related offences following the raid.
Two Londoners are facing a combined total of 13 trafficking-related offences following the raid. London Police Service

A search at a home in London’s southeast end yielded two arrests and nearly $40,000 worth of drugs last week, according to police.

On Friday, London police say they carried out a search warrant at a home on Leeds Cross in a residential area that sits near Hamilton Road and Commissioners Road East.

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Police say the following items were seized during the raid:

  • 177 grams of fentanyl
  • 504 grams of suspected cutting agent
  • 103 hydromorphone pills
  • 1.5 grams of cocaine
  • Cellular phones, a fentanyl press and a small quantity of fentanyl transdermal patches
  • $13,790 in Canadian currency

The drugs seized in the raid amount to a total value of $38,931, according to police.

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A 30-year-old from London was charged with eight trafficking-related offences following the raid.

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Another Londoner, aged 35, faces five similar offences.

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