37-year-old charged after more than $110K in drugs seized from Dashwood, Ont. home: OPP

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Huron OPP have laid 17 drug and weapons-related charges against a 37-year-old Dashwood, Ont., resident in connection with a drug bust at a home in the small community two weeks ago.

Police say they searched a residence on Centre Street in Dashwood, located about 10 kilometres northeast of Grand Bend, on Jan. 18 and seized several quantities of drugs, including a large amount of fentanyl.

In all, police say they seized more than $110,000 worth of drugs during the bust. Police issued an arrest warrant for a suspect and say the individual was arrested this past weekend.

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A 37-year-old from Dashwood faces several charges, including five related to drug possession for the purposes of trafficking, involving fentanyl, methamphetamine, cocaine, heroin and psilocybin.

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The accused also faces five counts of possession of a firearm contrary to a prohibition order, three counts of possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000, two counts of careless storage of a firearm, unauthorized possession of a firearm, and unauthorized possession of a weapon.

Police say the 37-year-old is scheduled to appear in court in Goderich on Tuesday.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police or Crime Stoppers.

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