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Five arrested in drug seizure

By: Sudbury Northern Life Staff

 | Dec 18, 2012 - 10:33 AM |
Police have arrested five people and issued a warrant for the arrest of a sixth suspect after officers seized drugs and cash from an Antwerp Street home on Dec. 17. File photo.

Police have arrested five people and issued a warrant for the arrest of a sixth suspect after officers seized drugs and cash from an Antwerp Street home on Dec. 17. File photo.

Five people were arrested Dec. 17 after police seized crack cocaine, marijuana and more than $3,000 in cash during a search warrant at an Antwerp Street home, according to Greater Sudbury Police Service.

The suspects, ranging in age from 21 to 51, have been charged with possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking and possession of property obtained by crime. Police seized 13.3 grams of cocaine, 4.32 grams of marijuana, packaging material and a digital scale.

The total value of the drugs is estimated at $3,000.

Four of the suspects were released from custody and will appear in court on Jan. 16. One man, 22, faces additional charges of possession of a controlled substance and two counts of breach of probation.

Police are seeking a sixth suspect in the investigation, a 21-year-old man who is also being charged with possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking and possession of property obtained by crime.

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