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“Buffet” of Drugs Seized as a Result of Vice Unit Investigation

Broadcast time:
10:45 AM
Date: September 15, 2021

Members of the Sarnia Police Service Vice Unit have been investigating a current matter involving the trafficking of fentanyl, cocaine, and methamphetamine within the City of Sarnia by a local resident.

On September 14, 2021, officers requested and were granted a search warrant for an address in the 400 block of Devine Street. Vice officers were able set up surveillance in the area and observed the suspect and an occupant of the residence leaving in a vehicle. Officers conducted a traffic stop of the vehicle and arrested the suspect, at approximately 3:15 PM, without incident.

At approximately 4:04 PM, Vice officers made entry into the residence with the assistance of members of the Sarnia Police Emergency Response Team.

A search of the residence was conducted and the following items were located:

  • 116.92 grams of Fentanyl – street value of $23, 384
  • 65.02 grams of Methamphetamine – street value of $6,500
  • 117.38 grams of Cocaine – street value of $11,700
  • 16 Dilaudid 8 mg pills – street value $400
  • 6.55 grams of Heroin – street value of $1965
  • 1 LSD tab – street value of $5
  • 4 hydromorphone 12 mg pills – $80.00
  • Drug paraphernalia
  • Brass knuckles with flick knife
  • Body Armor
  • $665.00 in Canadian currency

The total value of street drugs seized is believed to be approximately $44,034.

As a result of this investigation Nicolas Edward BAILEY, 24 years of age, of Sarnia, has been charged with the following:

  • Possession for the purpose of trafficking schedule I substance x4 (Fentanyl, cocaine, methamphetamine, heroin)
  • Possession of a schedule I controlled substance (Hydromorphone pills)
  • Possession of a prohibited weapon (Brass knuckles)

Bailey remains in custody pending a bail hearing.

As the investigation continues further charges are pending.

Constable Giovanni Sottosanti

Media Officer

Tel: 519-344-8861 Ext 6168

Email: 168@police.sarnia.on.ca