Area OPP Police Press Releases

$100,000 Drug Bust In Dashwood

(SOUTH HURON, ON) – A drug trafficking investigation conducted by the Huron-Perth Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Community Street Crimes Unit (CSCU) has culminated this week in a major seizure of Fentanyl and other controlled drugs & weapons.

On Tuesday, January 18, 2022 members from the Huron-Perth OPP Community Street Crimes Unit (CSCU), Huron County OPP Detachment, OPP Tactics and Rescue Unit (TRU), West Region Emergency Response Team (ERT) and Canine executed a search warrant at a residence located on Centre Street in Dashwood. 

As a result of the execution of the search warrant, police seized large quantities of suspected Fentanyl, Methamphetamine, Heroin, Cocaine & Psilocybin (Magic Mushrooms).   

The combined estimated street value of the seized controlled substances is $110,928.   

In addition to the seized controlled substances, police also seized offence related property consisting of drug trafficking paraphernalia, a pill press, a cell phone and digital scales. Police also seized a .22 calibre rifle, a pellet gun, four imitation hand guns, a push dagger knife and stolen property consisting of an All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV), a band saw and a stolen street sign.    

Please note: An arrest warrant is currently being sought for the suspect in this case. An update will be provided when the suspect is taken into custody.

Any person with information regarding this incident or any other drug trafficking incident is asked to contact Huron OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or (519) 482-1677. 

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