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CORRECTION - Cobourg Residents Face Drug Charges After Search Warrant

As part of our continuing joint drug enforcement operations, officers of the Cobourg Police Service and Port Hope Police Service executed a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act search warrant overnight at a George Street residence in Cobourg.

As a result of this investigation and search, police seized over 8 kilograms of marijuana with an estimated value of $83,669. As well, over 30 grams of fentanyl were seized, with an estimated value of $15,400.  Finally, $3,165 in cash was seized. Total value of the seizure is estimated at $102,234.

David Beesley, 48 years of age, of Cobourg is charged with:

  1. Possess Cannabis for the Purpose of selling contrary to section 10(2) of the Cannabis Act
  2. Possess schedule I for the Purpose of trafficking contrary to section 5(2) of the controlled drugs and substances act
  3. Possess proceeds of property obtained by crime under $5000 contrary to section354(1)(a) of the Criminal Code

Fail to comply with probation contrary to section 733.1(1) of the Criminal CodeMeghan Angus, 37 years of age, of Cobourg is charged with:

  1. Possess Cannabis for the Purpose of selling contrary to section 10(2) of the Cannabis Act
  2. Possess schedule I for the Purpose of trafficking contrary to section 5(2) of the controlled drugs and substances act
  3. Possess proceeds of property obtained by crime under $5000 contrary to section354(1)(a) of the Criminal Code
  4. Possession of a weapon for a Dangerous Purpose contrary to section 88(1) of the Criminal Code
  5. Possess proceeds of property obtained by crime under $5000 contrary to section354(1)(a) of the Criminal Code
  6. Fail to comply with probation contrary to section 733.1(1) of the Criminal Code

The Cobourg Police Service encourages everyone to report any suspicious or criminal activity. If you have information that may help with an investigation, call Cobourg Police Service: 905-372-6281 or anonymously on the Crime Stoppers "Hot Line", available to callers 24 hours a day, seven days a week. If your information leads to a charge or an arrest, you may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000.00. Crime Stoppers: 1-800-222-8477