Two charged in $250K drug bust

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Two people face charges after London police say they seized over $250,000 worth of drugs and a loaded pistol.

Officers searched a home and two vehicles on Nelson Street and Hamilton Road on Wednesday.

According to police, they seized a loaded 40 calibre Glock semi-automatic pistol, a replica Glock pistol, and 13 rounds of ammunition. They also seized:

1,661 grams of methamphetamine
959 grams of cocaine
248 grams of fentanyl
95 grams of carfentanil
11 oxycodone pills
$23,000 in cash
Two digital scales
Five cellular phones
10,600 grams of cutting agents.

Police say the drugs were worth a total of $251,487.

A 28-year-old from Toronto and a 23-year-old from London are each charged with two counts of possession of a Schedule 1 substance.

The Toronto resident is also charged with two counts of failing to comply with a release order and possession of a firearm or ammunitiion contrary to a prohibition order.

The Londoner is also charged with failing to comply with an undertaking.

Anyone with information in relation to this incident is asked to call the London Police Service at (519) 661-5670 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). Information can also be sent in online anonymously to London Elgin Middlesex Crime Stoppers.