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3 from Toronto charged after cocaine, fentanyl seized in Peterborough: OPP

Peterborough County OPP seized cocaine and fentanyl as part of an investigation. Peterborough County OPP

Three people from Toronto face drug-trafficking charges following an investigation in Peterborough.

According to Peterborough County OPP, an investigation led by the Peterborough community street crime unit saw investigators seize approximately $9,000 worth of cocaine and fentanyl along with cellphones and drug paraphernalia.

Three people were arrested on Monday.

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Elijah Chanderbhan, 19, Samantha Mancini, 19, and Shemar Thorne, 19, all of Toronto, were arrested and each charged with two counts of possession of a Schedule 1 substance for the purpose of trafficking (cocaine and opioids).

They were released and are scheduled to appear in court in Peterborough on Dec. 3.

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