Brantford police seize $25,000 in cocaine, charge two

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A Brantford man and Ingersoll woman face criminal charges after police searched a city residence to find $25,000 worth of cocaine.

On Oct. 23, 2018, the Brantford Police Service street crime unit and the Woodstock Police Service criminal intelligence/drug enforcement unit concluded a joint investigation into the trafficking of cocaine.

As a result of the investigation, two parties were arrested and a search warrant was executed at a residence in Brantford.

The investigation resulted in the seizure of cocaine, with an estimated street value of $25,000, a large quantity of Canadian currency and recovered stolen property.

A 68-year-old Brantford male has been charged with possession of property obtained by crime and possession of stolen property under $5,000 under the Criminal Code. He is further charged with possession for the purpose of trafficking (cocaine) under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.

A 28-year-old Ingersoll woman is charged with possession of property obtained by crime, failure to comply with an undertaking and possession for the purpose of trafficking (cocaine).

Anyone with information about this investigation or information relating to drug trafficking is asked to contact the Brantford Police Service at 519-756-7050. Tipsters who wish to remain anonymous are asked to contact Brant-Brantford Crime Stoppers at 519-750-8477 or 1-800-222-8477.

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