SUDBURY -- Sudbury police and members of the OPP arrested two men on Thursday in connection with a drug trafficking investigation.

The two men, both in their 20s, were taken into custody shortly after 5 p.m. March 19 in a parking lot on Sandra Street in the community of Garson.

Police say they found a 22-calibre revolver handgun, approximately $4,800 in fentanyl, cocaine and LSD as well as $4,000 in cash during a search.

As a result, a 27-year-old Greater Sudbury man was charged with the following;

  • Resisting/obstructing a peace officer
  • Assault peace officer with a weapon
  • Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose
  • Careless use of a firearm
  • Unauthorized possession of a firearm
  • Use firearm in the commission of an offence
  • Pointing a firearm
  • Possession of firearm/weapon contrary to a prohibition order x 6
  • Possession for the purpose of trafficking schedule I substance (cocaine)
  • Fail to comply with recognizance of bail x 2
  • Breach of probation order

And a 23-year-old man, also from Greater Sudbury, was charged with the following:

  • Possession for the purpose of trafficking schedule I substance (cocaine)
  • Possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000 (currency)
  • Possession of a controlled schedule I substance (fentanyl)

Police say the several investigations were launched last fall with the intent to disrupt drug trafficking operations entering and operating within the City of Greater Sudbury.

The 23-year-old was released, the 27-year-old was held for bail court on Friday.