Four Lindsay residents charged following drug warrant

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Four Lindsay area residents were arrested early Tuesday evening as the result of a drug investigation that was conducted by officers from the City of Kawartha Lakes Police with the assistance of the City of Kawartha Lakes Ontario Provincial Police.

In the early evening hours of Tuesday, August 1st, 2017, members of both Police Services observed activity on Kent Street West that was consistent with people trafficking in narcotics. Four people were arrested as a result of these observations and quantities of crack cocaine were recovered. The investigation leads to the execution of a Controlled Drugs and Substance Act search warrant at a Kent Street West apartment.

The warrant netted a small quantity of cocaine and items that are used in the trafficking of drugs.

All four parties were detained in custody and attended Bail Hearings at the Lindsay, Ontario Court of Justice on Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017.

33-year-old Brian McFadden of Lindsay was charged with Possession of Cocaine for the Purpose of Trafficking, and two counts of Failing to Comply with a Probation Order. 35-year-old Amanda Miller of Lindsay was charged with Possession of Cocaine for the Purpose of Trafficking. 30-year-old Joel Smith of Lindsay was charged with Possession of Cocaine and Failing to Comply with an Undertaking, and 24-year-old Blake Stubbs of Lindsay was charged with Possession of Cocaine and Failing to Comply with an Undertaking.