Five arrested after drugs, loaded gun seized from homes

Peterborough, ON, Canada / CHEX TV
Five arrested after drugs, loaded gun seized from homes

Five people have been arrested after police seized a loaded gun, cocaine and cash following two search warrants executed in Peterborough on Thursday morning.

The Peterborough Police Service’s Drug Unit and Emergency Response Team executed a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) search warrant at a McDonnel Street residence.

They seized a loaded .38 calibre handgun, more than $15,000 cash, brass knuckles, digital scales and approximately 3 ounces of cocaine and an unknown quantity of pills to be examined.

Arrested and charged were:

Jeffrey Jackson, 24, of no fixed address, is charged with the following:

· Possession of a schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking (cocaine)
· Possession of a schedule II substance for the purpose of trafficking (marijuana under 3kg)
· Possession of property obtained by crime over $5,000
· Unauthorized possession of a firearm
· Possession of a loaded prohibited or restricted firearm

Richard Buddo, 23, of Coursol Rd., Montreal, is charged with the following:

· Possession of a schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking (cocaine)
· Unauthorized possession of a firearm
· Possession of a loaded prohibited or restricted firearm
· Possession of property obtained by crime over $5,000
· Fail to comply with a probation order

Steven Jackson, 22, of Coursol Rd., Montreal is charged with the following:

· Possession of a schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking (cocaine)
· Possession of a schedule II substance for the purpose of trafficking (marijuana under 3kg)
· Possession of property obtained by crime over $5,000
· Unauthorized possession of a firearm
· Unauthorized possession of a weapon (brass knuckles)
· Possession of a loaded prohibited or restricted firearm

The three accused were held in custody and are scheduled to appear in court later today (May 19).

At a Hunter Street residence police seized a quantity of cocaine and stolen property.

Ryan Weaver, 34, of Hunter Street, is charged with the following:

· Possession of a schedule I substance (cocaine)
· Possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000
· Breach of probation

Meghan Casey, 33, of Hunter Street, is charged with the following:

· Possession of a schedule I substance (cocaine)
· Possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000

Both accused were released from custody and are scheduled to appear in court on June 15.

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