Largest-ever fentanyl seizure made by London police

London police have made their largest-ever Fentanyl seizure, taking $25,000 worth of the powerful opioid off the street.

Police arrested two people and charged them with possession for the purpose of trafficking

London police released this photo of drugs and cash seized in a raid on an Exeter Road hotel room. (Submitted)
London police have made their largest-ever fentanyl seizure, taking $25,000 worth of the powerful opioid off the street along with other drugs and ammunition.

Two people are facing charges. 

London police, the OPP and the RCMP descended on a hotel room on Exeter Road at about 5 p.m. on Wednesday. 

They found: 

  • 50 grams of powder fentanyl, worth $25,000
  • 192 grams of crystal meth, worth  $19,200
  • 44 grams of cocaine, worth $4,400
  • 100 hydromorphone tablets, worth $1,500 
  • About $13,000 in Canadian cash 
  • 50 rounds of ammunition for a .22 caliber weapon. 

A 31-year-old man from London and a 31-year-old woman from St. Thomas are charged with four counts of possession for the purpose of trafficking. 

The man is also facing a charge for the ammunition. 

Both are expected to appear in London court today. 

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