Cornwall police and Ontario Provincial Police officers executed search warrants at homes in the area of Lefebvre Street and Easton Avenue with the help of the Canada Border Services Agency.

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Mar 03, 2022  •  16 hours ago  •  1 minute read

Six individuals have been taken into custody after a raid in Cornwall. Police seized firearms and ammunition, crossbows, illegal drugs and a quantity of cash.
Six individuals have been taken into custody after a raid in Cornwall. Police seized firearms and ammunition, crossbows, illegal drugs and a quantity of cash. Photo by Cornwall police handout

Six people face a total of 174 charges as police report seizing 10 firearms along with drugs and cash in two raids in Cornwall on Tuesday.

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Cocaine, methamphetamine, fentanyl, MDMA,  illicit cannabis and cash were seized with an estimated total value of $84,000, the Cornwall Police Service said in a release Thursday.

Crossbows and ammunition were also seized.

Cornwall police and Ontario Provincial Police officers executed search warrants at homes in the area of Lefebvre Street and Easton Avenue with the help of the Canada Border Services Agency.

Cornwall police said it worked with the OPP’s east region organized crime enforcement bureau earlier this year to form a joint street level team to tackle opioid and other drug trafficking and gun crime in Cornwall and area.

The six Cornwall residents, aged 20 to 45, were held in custody for bail hearings, police said.

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