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Kingston police bust 2 people with $40,000 worth of fentanyl, cash

Kingston police charge two people with possession for the purpose of trafficking after they find $40,000 worth of fentanyl, cash, and drug paraphernalia.
Kingston police charge two people with possession for the purpose of trafficking after they find $40,000 worth of fentanyl, cash, and drug paraphernalia. Courtesy of Kingston Police

Kingston police charged a local 58-year-old man and a 34-year-old Belleville woman with possession for the purpose of trafficking fentanyl on Thursday.

A statement released by police said that on Feb. 25, members of the Kingston Police Drug Enforcement Unit executed two Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) search warrants, and as a result located purple fentanyl and Canadian currency that added up to close to $40,000.

Police say there was also evidence of drug trafficking.

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The search warrants were executed during the day at a west end Kingston hotel and at a residence located in Kingston’s north-end.

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The man and woman were charged jointly with possession for the purpose of trafficking.

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