Police recover drugs, shotgun and cash from Deseronto home

Lennox and Addington County OPP, along with Lennox and Addington County OPP Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU) seized illegal drugs, a weapon and cash at a home in Deseronto.

OPP members executed a search warrant at a Mill Street residence on the Wednesday morning as part of an ongoing investigation. Officers seized:

  • $3,310 Canadian currency

  • Suspected cocaine

  • Suspected methamphetamine

  • 12 gauge shotgun

  • Ammunition

  • Bear spray

  • Items utilized in the trafficking of street drugs

  • Computer peripherals

 As a result of the investigation, two accused have been charged.

A 25-year-old man of Deseronto has been charged with:

  • Careless storage of firearm

  • Unauthorized possession of a firearm

  • Possession of proceeds of property obtained by crime under $5,000

  • Possession of a Schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking- two counts

 A 29-year-old man of Kingston is charged with:

  • Possession of proceeds of property obtained by crime under $5,000

  • Possession of a Schedule I Substance- Cocaine

Both accused have been released from custody and are scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Greater Napanee in June, 2020

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