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Cocaine, Cash Seized In Leamington Drug Bust

Essex County OPP say cocaine and loads of cash were seized in a drug bust in Leamington.

Members of the OPP, the RCMP, and other law enforcement agencies searched a residence for drugs on Erie St. S in Leamington on March 2.

OPP say Percocet, cocaine, and marijuana were seized in the search. More than $6,000 in Canadian cash, drug paraphernalia, and cellphones were also seized.

According to police, a 23-year-old Etobicoke woman was charged with various offences related to the possession and trafficking of illegal substances. She will appear in a Leamington court on Thursday.

Police say a 35-year-old Leamington man was also charged with offences related to the possession of drugs. He will appear in a Leamington court on April 19.

Anyone with information regarding this or any other incident is asked to call the OPP at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or leave an anonymous online message at www.catchcrooks.com where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.