Man charged after $400,000 worth of cocaine, handgun seized in Markham: police

A Durham Regional Police cruiser. Global News

A man has been charged after police seized four kilograms of cocaine, money and a handgun in Markham.

In a press release, Durham Regional police said on Sunday the force’s drug enforcement unit arrested a 36-year-old man in Toronto.

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Police said officers conducted a search warrant at his residence on Fernhill Lane in Markham.

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Officers said four kilograms of cocaine worth approximately $400,000, more than $29,000 Canadian money and a loaded Glock handgun with ammunition were seized.

According to police, Daniel Frier, 36, from Markham has been charged with possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking and seven firearm-related charges.

Officers said the accused was held for a bail hearing.

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