Peterborough man charged with trafficking fentanyl connected with overdose death: police

Peterborough Police Service arrested a man in connected to a fatal drug overdose in May 2021. Peterborough Police Service

A Peterborough man is facing a drug trafficking charge in connection with an overdose-related death in May 2021.

According to the Peterborough Police Service, its seven-month investigation led officers on Wednesday to execute a search warrant at a residence in the Parkhill Road West area.

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The investigation led to the arrest of one man.

Mitchell Lock, 27, of Peterborough, was charged with trafficking a Schedule 1 substance — fentanyl.

Details about the overdose-related death were not provided.

Lock was held in custody and is scheduled to appear in court in Peterborough on Thursday, police said.

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