OPP Street Crime Unit makes major drugs bust in Hawkesbury

HAWKESBURY — Today, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) East Region Community Street Crime Unit announced in a press release that they seized a sizeable amount of drugs at a residence in Hawkesbury yesterday.

As part of an ongoing investigation, police executed a warrant to search the premises of a residence on Main Street East. Officers seized a quantity of suspected Methylenedioxymethamphetamine, Psilocybin, LSD, Morphine pills, Oxycodone pills, OxyContin pills, Benzodiazepine pills, Ketamine, Nabilone, Salvia, DMT, Methaqualone, CB-2, and Harmaline. They also seized over $8000 in Canadian currency and other items associated with the trafficking of illegal drugs.

Subsequently, 29-year-old Marc-Andre Julien was arrested and charged with:

  • Possession of proceeds of property obtained by crime over $5000
  • 3 counts of Possession of Schedule III substance for the purpose of trafficking (LSD, Psilocybin, DMT, 2-CB, Methaqualone, Harmaline)
  • 5 counts of Possession of Schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking (Opioids)
  • 3 counts of Possession of Schedule IV substance for the purpose of trafficking (Benzodiazepine, Salvia, Clonazepam)
  • Possession of Schedule II substance for the purpose of trafficking (Nabilone)

The accused is scheduled to appear before the L’Original Court of Justice on May 19th.

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