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Search warrant leads to seizure of drug, cash and firearms

Three Longlac residents have been remanded into custody following an incident on Thursday.
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LONGLAC, Ont. – A trio of Longlac residents are facing numerous charges after police execute a search warrant on Thursday.

According to an OPP release, the Community Street Crime Unit, Organized Crime and Enforcement Bureau, Northwest Region Emergency Response Team, Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service and Greenstone Ontario Provincial Police executed a search warrant at a Louisa Street residence on Nov. 19 in Longlac.

As a result, police seized crack cocaine, methamphetamine, Suboxone, Canadian currency, a firearm and stolen property.

Police arrested and charged a 60-year-old of Longlac with possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking, possession of proceeds of property obtained by crime over $5,000, failure to comply with release order and possession of a firearm contrary to prohibition order.

Police also arrested an 18-year-old and a 49-year-old of Longlac with possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking, possession of proceeds of property obtained by crime over $5,000, failure to comply with release order and unauthorized possession of a firearm.

All have been held in custody for a bail hearing Nov. 20.

If you have information about the trafficking of illicit drugs, call the OPP at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2000. You may also report online at: http://www.p3tips.com/273.




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