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Police charge 18 in London, Brampton fentanyl bust

LONDON, Ont. — Police have charged 18 people, including four minors, in a large fentanyl bust in two Ontario cities.

Investigators say the arrests were made following searches in multiple locations in London and Brampton.

They say officers seized $725,330 worth of fentanyl and methamphetamine, as well as a number of weapons and $55,000 in cash.

The suspects are facing a total of 35 charges, including possession of a substance for the purpose of trafficking.

Their ages range from 13 to 46.

London police say it’s the largest seizure of suspected fentanyl in the force’s history.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published on Sept. 14, 2020.

The Canadian Press

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