An ongoing drug investigation in the Municipality of Port Hope, Ont., led to the arrest of two people and the seizure of a loaded weapon and drugs on Wednesday.
According to the Port Hope Police Service, as part of the investigation, officers conducted a vehicle stop on County Road 2 and seized cocaine, purple and blue fentanyl, along with a loaded handgun and $4,750 in cash.
The drugs have an estimated street value of $9,000.
A 2013 BMW 328X was also seized as proceeds of crime, police stated Friday.
Eric Bremner, 44, of Cobourg is charged with one count of possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking (cocaine); one count of possession of a controlled substance (fentanyl); one count of possession of proceeds of crime and one count of breaching his probation.
Marlon Grandison, 29, of Pickering is charged with three counts of possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking (fentanyl and cocaine), eight counts of weapons-related charges including possession of a loaded firearm; one count of possession of proceeds of crime and two counts of failing to comply with a recognizance.
Both were held in custody for a court appearance in Cobourg on Thursday.
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