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Drug warrant executed in Wingham

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WINGHAMA drug trafficking investigation conducted in Wingham by members of the Huron County OPP detachment and the Huron-Perth Community Street Crimes Unit (CSCU) has resulted in the seizure of methamphetamine and the arrest of a Wingham resident.

On Jan. 21, members of the CSCU, West Region Emergency Response Team and the OPP Canine Unit executed a search warrant at a Frances Street home.

The execution of the warrant resulted in police seizing a quantity of suspected methamphetamine. The estimated street value of the seized drug is $768.

Police also seized offence related property including drug trafficking paraphernalia consisting of packaging materials, digital scales, a cell phone and an electronic device.

The accused, 41-year-old Scott Richardson of Wingham, has been charged with possession of methamphetamine for the purposed of trafficking.

He has been released from custody with court date scheduled for March 15 in Goderich.