CORNWALL – A drug making headlines lately for overdoses has been seized in a series of two Cornwall drug busts over two weeks.
In all, the Cornwall Police Service Street Crime Unit and Criminal Investigation Division ended up with $26,000 in drugs and cash.
They searched a First Street home on Friday last week (Nov. 20) and then, based on information from that investigation, busted a William Street suspected drug trafficking operation yesterday (Nov. 26).
Among the drugs seized included purple fentanyl, also known as purple heroin, which has led to a local spike in overdoses and deaths.
There was also cocaine, cannabis, bear spray, a crossbow, machete, knives and ammunition seized as part of the investigation.
A 38-year-old Cornwall man is facing multiple charges.