Sawed-off shotgun, fentanyl seized after police execute search warrant in Beaverton
Sawed-off shotgun police seized during a search warrant at a home in Beaverton on November 26 (Courtesy YRP)
BARRIE -- Fentanyl and a sawed-off shotgun were just some of the items seized after police executed a drug-related search warrant in the town of Beaverton, which now has two people facing multiple charges.
According to police, officers executed the warrant on Thursday at a home on Maple Beach Road where they found two suspects as well as:
- 793 grams of cocaine
- 28 grams of fentanyl
- 12-gauge sawed-off shotgun
- Canadian currency
Police say officers saw an increase in overdoses between July 1 and September 18 in the Town of Georgina, including two deaths and 14 overdoses that investigators believe are connected to fentanyl.
The accused, both from the Township of Brock, are facing multiple charges, including:
- Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking - Cocaine
- Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking - Fentanyl
- Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm
- Possession of a Prohibited Firearm with Ammunition
- Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose
- Possession of Proceeds of Crime
The investigation was conducted in conjunction with the Durham Regional Police Service and the York Regional Police.