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2 charged after $110K in drugs seized from Grimsby home: police

Hamilton Police say they seized weapons, cash and about $100,000 in cocaine and other drugs from a Grimsby home on Feb 12, 2020.
Hamilton Police say they seized weapons, cash and about $100,000 in cocaine and other drugs from a Grimsby home on Feb 12, 2020. Hamilton Police Service

An investigation involving suspected drug trafficking from a Grimsby, Ont. address has led to two people being arrested and charged, say police.

Investigators with the vice and drugs unit say they seized over $110,000 worth of street drugs and arrested a man and a woman connected to the address east of the city on Wednesday morning.

Officers arrested the couple in a pickup truck near Lake and Bartlett streets in Stoney Creek.

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Police later located a gun, stolen property, over $5,000 cash and drugs including meth, oxycodone and about $97,000 worth of cocaine.

Gabe Sciarra, 39, from Grimsby is facing seven charges, including possession for the purpose of trafficking, possession of a prohibited weapon and failure to comply with recognizance.

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Meanwhile, Kathleen McKenna, 37, from Hamilton is facing five charges including multiple possession offences.

Anyone with information can reach out to police at (905) 546-3887, or at Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online.

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