(Sturgeon Falls, ON.) The Ontario Provincial Police Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau, North Bay Drug Unit and the West Nipissing Police Service have charged 27 individuals with drug related offences following early morning arrests conducted in the Municipality of West Nipissing on Thursday June 14, 2012.
The charges stem from a seven month long undercover investigation conducted by the two Police Agencies.
The investigation focused on infiltrating drug traffickers operating in the Municipality of West Nipissing. An undercover officer was successful in infiltrating local traffickers and making numerous purchases. The investigation concluded with the execution of two search warrants.
Twenty seven individuals have been charged with 108 drug related offences. Methamphetamine, cocaine, marihuana, oxycodone, cannabis resin and psilocybin was purchased and seized along with $6,000 cash and a GMC Pickup truck. The street value of the drugs seized is $ 75,000.