Officers make largest fentanyl bust in historical past of Sarnia police – London | Globalnews.ca

Officers make largest fentanyl bust in history of Sarnia police - London | Globalnews.ca

2022-08-05 19:20:34

Officers say they seized the most important quantity of pure fentanyl within the historical past of the Sarnia Police Service after an investigation into crystal methamphetamine, cocaine, and fentanyl trafficking.

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On Thursday at 11:36 p.m., members of the Sarnia Police vice unit executed a search warrant on a car, which was parked on Walnut Avenue.

As officers approached, one among two suspects discovered contained in the car on the passenger facet tried to flee on foot, resulting in a wrestle with police.

The opposite suspect, the driving force, tried to flee the realm within the car and, throughout the try, struck an unmarked police automobile.

Each suspects have been detained.

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A search warrant was additionally issued for an tackle within the 400 block of Wellington Avenue the place police say they seized 122.3 grams of pure and uncut fentanyl, 0.55 grams of crystal methamphetamine, 287 grams of marijuana, over 1 gram of reduce fentanyl, over 72 grams of cocaine, and $7,220 of Canadian foreign money.

In keeping with police, pure and uncut fentanyl is “drastically stronger than reduce fentanyl and has the potential to supply over a kilogram of reduce fentanyl.”

Police say the road worth of the substances and foreign money is $53,121.

Derrick Michael Peachy, 40, of Sarnia, Ont., faces two counts of possession for the aim of trafficking, one rely of possession of a managed substance, and one rely of resisting arrest.

Hengli Hoang, 26, of Toronto, Ont., faces one rely of possession for the aim of trafficking, one rely of possession for the aim of promoting hashish opposite to the Hashish Act, one rely of possession of property obtained by crime over $5,000, and one rely of harmful operation of a motorcar.

Each accused have been held pending a bail listening to.

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