CPS make $24K drug bust

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CPS make $24K drug bust
Cornwall Police Service 2019 crest (Shawna O'Neill/Seaway News photo).

CORNWALL, Ontario – On June 19, 2019, members of the Cornwall Police Service Street Crime Unit executed a drug warrant at a Walton Street address, resulting in the seizure of approximately $26,436.55 worth of cocaine and currency, and counterfeit American currency. Four individuals were arrested in relation to the drug warrant. Police also located a lock picking device and a mobile signal jammer.

The seized currency and drugs are estimated to be a combined street value of approximately $26,436.55.

As a result of the investigation, four individuals were taken into custody. Christopher O’Toole, 35, Joseph O’Toole, 46, Jeremy Roberts, 19, and Tammy Roberts, 34, all of Cornwall, were charged with the following:

• Possession of cocaine
• Possession for the purpose of trafficking cocaine
• Possession of property obtained by crime over $5,000
• Possession of break-in instruments
• Possession of counterfeit money

Joseph O’Toole was also charged with breach of recognizance for being in possession of a crossbow, despite his conditions to not possess any weapons. Christopher and Joseph O’Toole were both held for a bail hearing, and Jeremy and Tammy Roberts were released to appear in court on July 16, 2019.

The Cornwall Police Service is working diligently to reduce drug trafficking within the City of Cornwall and would like to remind residents about the dangers of using and selling illicit drugs. Anyone with information on illegal drug activity is encouraged to contact our anonymous tip line at 613-933-5000 ext. 2404.

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