Two face charges following cocaine drug bust in Orillia

A local drug investigation has resulted in the seizure of a quantity of cocaine.

On Wednesday, OPP officers arrested a male and female at a Walker Avenue residence in Orillia, who were in possession of a package containing cocaine which had been imported from a Caribbean country.

Both parties now stand charged with various drug offences.

The seizure has a potential street value of $50,000.

Carlton Gayle, 37 years old of North York, has been charged with Importation of a Schedule1 substance (cocaine), Possession of a Schedule1 substance (cocaine) for the purpose of trafficking, contrary to the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act,

Cindy Topper, 34 years old of Orillia, has been charged with Possession of a Schedule1 substance (cocaine) for the purpose of trafficking, contrary to the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.

Both parties were held in custody a pending bail hearing in Barrie today.

 

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