On Wednesday, Northumberland OPP released details of an investigation in which a search warrant was executed on Dec. 2 at a residential property in the village of Campbellford in the Municipality of Trent Hills.
At the site, investigators seized a quantity of cocaine and cash.
Two individuals were arrested and released on undertakings.
However, on Dec. 3 another search warrant was executed at the same location, resulting in the seizure of a loaded 9-mm handgun, a replica handgun and a prohibited knife.
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Police say on Wednesday the same two individuals were arrested again and charged.
Christine Cormier, 47, and Bradley Finch, 41, both of Cramahe Township, were charged with:
- Possession of a Schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking – cocaine
- Possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000
- Unauthorized possession of a firearm
- Possession of a loaded prohibited or restricted firearm
- Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose
- Possession of an imitation weapon for a dangerous purpose
- Possession of a prohibited device or ammunition for a dangerous purpose
- Knowledge of unauthorized possession of a firearm
- Careless storage of a firearm, weapon, prohibited device or ammunition
- Occupant of a motor vehicle knowing there was a firearm
- Possession of a prohibited device or ammunition
Both were held in custody and were scheduled to make court appearances in Cobourg later Wednesday, OPP said.
The investigation included members of the OPP’s Peterborough/Northumberland Community Street Crime Unit, the Tactics and Rescue Unit, the Emergency Response Team (ERT), and the Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau.
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