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CHARGES LAID IN GEORGINA FENTANYL INVESTIGATION

Posted on Wednesday April 07, 2021

 

 

In a continued effort targeting suspects involved in trafficking fentanyl in the Town of Georgina, investigators with the York Regional Police #3 District Criminal Investigations Bureau, Property Crime Unit, have charged two people and seized several varieties of fentanyl as well as cocaine and Canadian currency.

During the investigation, which took place April 5 2020, a suspect was identified, which led investigators to a Scarborough location where drug transactions were observed. Police initiated a traffic stop following these transactions and the suspect, along with the passenger of the vehicle, were both arrested and charged.

Seized items include fourteen grams of green Camo fentanyl, 14 grams of grey fentanyl, 4.5 grams of pink fentanyl, 35 grams of cocaine and $5,265 of Canadian currency.

York Regional Police is also warning the community about a new strain of fentanyl that was discovered during the investigation. The fentanyl seized at the scene is a distinctive grey colour and is known on the street as Grey Death.

CHARGED:

  • Adrien SINGH, 23, Toronto
  • Zaire ROSE, 25, Scarborough

CHARGES INCLUDE:

  • Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking - Fentanyl
  • Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking - Cocaine
  • Possession of Proceeds of Crime
  • Drive Conveyance While Prohibited
  • Breach of Probation
  

 York Regional Police is committed to combating the distribution of opioids in our community. For more information on how partners from across York Region are working together to reduce opioid harm, read the Opioid Action Plan. A video on the dangers of fentanyl is available for viewing here:  https://youtu.be/uGXqlaj3mKE

Anyone with information is asked to contact the York Regional Police #3 District Criminal Investigations Bureau at 1-866-876-5423, ext.7341, or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-tips, or leave an anonymous tip online at www.1800222tips.com.