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$30,000 in drugs seized during St. Catharines police raid, 3 arrested

Niagara Regional Police have arrested three people on drug charges.
Niagara Regional Police have arrested three people on drug charges. Don Mitchell / Global News

Three people, including two from Hamilton, Ont., are facing multiple charges after a police raid in St. Catharines, Ont.

Niagara Regional Police say they responded to a report Tuesday afternoon of armed men at a home on Niagara Street near Church Street.

With help from the Emergency Task Unit and K9 units, police arrested two adults and a teenager at the home.

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Police say that while no firearms were found, they did seize nearly $30,000 worth of fentanyl and cocaine as well as some cash.

Schakeil Nixon, 23, of Hamilton, a 17-year-old Hamilton boy, and Samantha Alligood, 30, of St. Catharines have been charged with drug trafficking offences.

The fight to combat a clandestine crime
The fight to combat a clandestine crime
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