Two guns seized in $249K drug bust

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London police say seven people face charges after officers seized two guns and nearly a quarter of a million dollars worth of drugs.

Police announced Friday that an investigation that began in March led to searches of homes on Sarnia Road and Princess Avenue.

According to police, officers seized the following:

Loaded .45 caliber prohibited handgun (reported stolen)
Loaded .45 caliber restricted handgun (serial number removed)
14 grams carfentanil
582 grams of fentanyl
1431 grams of methamphetamine
149 grams of cocaine
379 grams of psyilocybin
44 Ritalin pills
411 Dilaudid pills
32 oxycodone pills
285 rounds of ammunition (various types)
Ballistic vest
Numerous digital scales
Numerous cellular phones
Money counter
Approximately $1,620 in cash
5090 grams of cutting agent

Police estimated the value of the drugs at $249,265.

Seven people, three from London and four from the Greater Toronto Area, face several firearms and drugs charges.

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.