Three people are facing charges after more than $15,000 worth of drugs and $15,000 in cash were seized from a senior’s residence in Uxbridge on Thursday.
After receiving tips from the public, Durham Region Police officers from the North Division Community Response Unit began to investigate possible drug activity at a senior’s building on Perry Street.
A search warrant was executed Thursday on a unit and three people were arrested.
Police seized 10 marijuana plants as well as quantities of hashish, cocaine, opiates and illegal cigarettes, with an approximate street value of more than $15,000.
A rifle with ammunition and more than $15,000 in cash, some of it found hidden in the walls of the residence, were also seized.
William Theakston, 67 and Kevin Stoner, 50, both of Perry Street in Uxbridge, are charged with:
production of a controlled substance (cannabis); possession for the purpose of trafficking x2; possession of a controlled Substance x2 (Cannabis Resin and oxycodone); careless Storage of a firearm; careless storage of ammunition; possessing firearm other than restricted without holding a licence; possession of proceeds of crime over $5,000; possession of unmarked cigarettes for the purpose of sale and Possess Unmarked Cigarettes.
Miranda Lehtinen, 33, of Brock St. West in Uxbridge, is charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance (Oxycodone).
Anyone with new information is asked to contact Cst. Brown of North Division at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 2659.
Anonymous information can be sent to Durham Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at www.durhamregionalcrimestoppers.ca and tipsters may be eligible for a $2,000 cash reward