Guelph police drug bust nets $600,000 in managed substances

Three people face charges after police seized almost $600,000 in controlled substances and more than $120,000 in cash and high-end clothing, Guelph police report.

The Guelph Police Service Drug Unit commenced a cocaine trafficking investigation in the spring of 2022. The investigation led to the arrest of three individuals on Nov. 2.

A 28-year-old Guelph male, a 26-year-old Guelph male and a 52-year-old Guelph female are each charged with multiple Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and Criminal Code offences. All three parties were held for bail hearings.

Two search warrants were conducted with the assistance of the Guelph Police Service Tactics and Rescue Unit and Break Enter Auto Theft (BEAT) Unit and police seized the following:

  • 3,625g of cocaine valued at $362,500 if sold by the gram
  • 302g of MDMA valued at $30,200 if sold by the gram
  • 3,205g of meth valued at $160,250 if sold by the gram
  • 583 MDMA pills valued at $5,690
  • 1,597 Percocet pills (containing oxycodone) valued at $7,985 if sold for $5 a pill
  • 100 pills of 40mg oxycodone valued at $4,000
  • 1,115 LSD blotter tabs valued at $11,150
  • 310g psilocybin mushrooms valued at $1,500
  • 3,937g of cannabis valued at $8,800

Also seized as offense-related property was:

  • $60,707 in high-end clothing, jewelery and watches
  • $62,165 in Canadian currency

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