3 Prince Edward County residents face drug trafficking charges

Police in Picton have made three arrests after a recent drug investigation. OPP

An OPP drug trafficking investigation in Picton has led to charges for three residents.

Police say at about 6:30 a.m. on Wednesday morning, the OPP’s community street crime unit and emergency response team executed a search warrant at an apartment on Main Street in Picton.

Police say they found suspected methamphetamine, and cocaine, along with cash and drug paraphernalia consistent with drug trafficking.

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Brealynne Marshall, 27, Jody O’Brien, 35, and Matthew Vaughan, 25, all of Prince Edward County, have been charged with two counts of possession of a schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking. O’Brien was also charged with failure to comply with a release order.

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Marshall and Vaughan were released from custody and will be in a Picton courtroom on Aug. 17, while O’Brien was held in custody for a bail hearing the day of the investigation.

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