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Over $37,000 in Drugs and Cash Seized

 

Broadcast time: 12:25pm

Date: October 12, 2021

 

A 51 year male from Corunna, Ontario and a 49 year male from London, Ontario were recently arrested and face numerous drug related charges.

On October 7th, 2021, the Sarnia Police VICE Unit began a drug investigation regarding the trafficking of controlled substances. The investigation led officers to an address in the 200 block of Vidal Street South in Sarnia, and at approximately 9:00pm on this date, two suspects in this case were located in a stolen vehicle and placed under arrest for trafficking narcotics.

Upon searching the stolen vehicle, officers seized 120.53 grams of methamphetamine, 52.7 grams of cocaine, 20.2 grams of crack cocaine, 5.76 grams of heroin, 233 hydromorphone pills and 37 morphine pills with a total street value of $27,224.00. In addition to $10,095.00 in cash, officers also located and seized a set of brass knuckles.

The combined total value of street drugs and currency seized in this investigation was $37,319.00.

As a result of this investigation, 51 year old, David Lloyd Whiteford was charged with:

  • Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking Morphine
  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime over $5,000 (stolen vehicle)
  • Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking Methamphetamine
  • Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking Cocaine
  • Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking Heroin
  • Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking Hydromorphone
  • Possession of a Schedule III Substance – Psilocybin
  • Possession of a Prohibited Weapon (brass knuckles)
  • Possession of Weapons Dangerous to Public (brass knuckles)
  • Failing to Comply with Release Order (x4)

As a further result of this investigation, 49 year old Raymond Howard Boorman was charged with:

  • Operation of Conveyance While Prohibited
  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime over $5,000 (stolen vehicle)
  • Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking Morphine
  • Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking Methamphetamine
  • Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking Cocaine
  • Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking Heroin
  • Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking Hydromorphone
  • Possession of a Schedule III Substance – Psilocybin
  • Possession of a Prohibited Weapon (brass knuckles)
  • Possession of Weapons Dangerous to Public (brass knuckles)

Both Whiteford and Boorman were held for bail and remanded into custody. Their next court appearance is scheduled for October 14th, 2021.

 

Constable Nelson Amaral

Community Services Branch

Tel: 519-344-8861 Ext 6137

Email: namaral@police.sarnia.on.ca