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Three charged in Portage Ave. drug bust

By Randy Thoms May 24, 2023 | 6:08 PM

Three people have been arrested following a drug bust at a home in Fort Frances.

Police executed a search warrant at a Portage Avenue home to find quantities of methamphetamine, cocaine, crack cocaine, and fentanyl.

Canadian currency, brass knuckles, conductive energy weapons, bear spray and a baton were also seized.

A 29-year-old and a 30-year-old from Fort Frances and a 34-year-old from Alberton were arrested.

The two people from Fort Frances face the following charges:

  • Possession of a Weapon for Dangerous Purpose
  • Unauthorized Possession of Weapon- three counts
  • Possession of a Schedule I Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking – Opioid
  • Possession of a Schedule I Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking – Methamphetamine
  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Over $5,000
  • Possession of Firearm or Ammunition contrary to Prohibition Order – three counts

The person Alberton was charged with two counts of Possession of a Schedule I Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking – Methamphetamine.

All three remain in custody pending an upcoming court appearance.

 

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