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3 Brockville residents facing drug charges following search warrant

Members of the Leeds County Community Street Crime Unit have charged three Brockville residents with drug offences after the execution of a search warrant.

On Sept. 12, officers, with the assistance of the East Region Tactics and Rescue Unit, East Region Canine Unit and East Region Emergency Response Team, executed a search warrant on Cedar Street in Brockville. As a result, tools, a significant quantity of Canadian currency and quantities of suspected cocaine, fentanyl and methamphetamine were seized. Ian Ballantyne, age 41, Steven Ballantyne, age 62 and Yvonne Ballantyne, age 61, all from Brockville were charged with:

  • Possession of a schedule one substance for the purpose of trafficking – opioid (other than heroin)
  • Possession of a schedule one substance for the purpose of trafficking – cocaine
  • Possession of property obtained by crime over $5,000
  • Possession of proceeds of property obtained by crime over $5,000

Charges have not been proven in court.

Ian was held in custody and is to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Brockville on Sept. 13. The other two individuals were released from custody and are scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice on Oct. 6.

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