Couple facing cocaine trafficking charges

(Newswatch Group/File)

KEMPTVILLE – A couple is facing drug trafficking charges after a drug bust at a home, southeast of Kemptville, Wednesday (March 23).

The O.P.P. Drug Enforcement Unit and the O.P.P. Emergency Response Team searched a home on McGovern Road around 5:30 a.m.

During the bust, officers seized cocaine, a switch blade knife and cash.

A 33-year-old man is charged with possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking, unauthorized possession of a weapon and three charges for violating court conditions.

A 27-year-old woman was also charged with drug trafficking and unauthorized possession of a weapon.

The man was held in custody while the woman was released with a promise to appear in a Kemptville court next month.

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