The investigation into high-level cocaine trafficking by the Kingston Police Drug Enforcement unit began in March of 2017.
On May 16, 2017 at approximately 3:30 p.m. the Kingston Police Drug Enforcement with the assistance of the Street Crime unit and K9 unit stopped a vehicle on Montreal Street south of Highway 401. 32-year-old Michael Wiksin the driver and 32-year-old Elizabeth Amorim the passenger, both of Kingston, were arrested. Approximately 1 kilogram of suspected cocaine was seized along with the vehicle and offence-related property.
The Drug Enforcement Unit continued their investigation with help from the Street Crime Unit and in conjunction with the Brockville Drug Unit.
On May 17, 2016, members of the Drug Enforcement Unit executed a search warrant at a condo on Queen Street, Kingston. A large amount of cash was located and seized as proceeds of crime. On the same date, members of the Brockville Emergency Response team executed a search warrant at a residence on Riverview Lane, in Brockville. 29-year-old Christopher Lim-King, of Brockville, was taken into custody and brought to Kingston to be charged. A search of that residence located the offence-related property.
Wiksin and Amorim were charged with possession cocaine for the purpose of trafficking. They were held for a show cause hearing where the information was sworn into court. They were both released from custody on a recognizance of bail.
Lim-King was charged with trafficking in cocaine. He was held in custody for a bail hearing. He is still in custody.
Kingston Police Seized: 1 kilogram of cocaine worth an estimated street value of $100,000, a large sum of Canadian currency, and offence-related property including a Honda Ridgeline truck.