Suspect arrested after police seize $10,000 in drugs

Windsor Police Service News Update
April 24, 2024
Case #: 24-41927
Suspect arrested after police seize $10,000 in drugs

An investigation by the Windsor Police Service has led to the arrest of one suspect and the seizure of $10,000 in illegal drugs.

On April 23, 2024, the Windsor Police Drugs and Guns Enforcement Unit (DIGS) arrested an individual suspected of trafficking cocaine following a traffic stop at the intersection of Shepherd St. W. and Pelissier St. 

Subsequent to the arrest, officers executed a search warrant at the suspect’s residence in the 1500 block of Elsmere Ave. With assistance from K9 officer Rolex, officers seized 61 grams of cocaine, 47 unknown pills, two digital scales, and packaging material. Officers also searched the suspect’s vehicle and seized 36.1 grams of cocaine, 60 Percocet tablets, and a digital scale. The total value of drugs seized was $10,010.

A 42-year-old male faces charges of:
• Trafficking in a schedule I substance (x 3)
• Possession of a schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking (x 2)
• Possession of proceeds obtained by crime

Anyone with information is asked to call the Windsor Police DIGS Unit at 519-255-6700, ext. 4361. They can also contact Windsor & Essex County Crime Stoppers anonymously at 519-258-8477 (TIPS) or online at

If you or someone you know is an affected person in need of support, please call Victim Services Windsor Essex County at 519-723-2711 or the Victim Assistance Unit at Windsor Police at 519-255-6700, ext. 4879.
For further information:
Contact the WPS Corporate Communication Unit's Public Information Officer at (519) 255-6700 ext. 4441.

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