One arrested after police seize handgun and $12,000 in drugs

Windsor Police Service News Update
February 15, 2024
Case #: 24-17556

One arrested after police seize handgun and $12,000 in drugs

An investigation by the Windsor Police Service has led to the arrest of one suspect and the seizure of a handgun and $12,245 in illegal drugs.

On February 14, 2024, the Windsor Police Drugs and Guns Enforcement Unit (DIGS) arrested an individual suspected of trafficking drugs between Windsor and Toronto. The suspect was apprehended at a unit in the 1600 block of Banwell Rd. Incident to the arrest, officers located 0.5 grams of fentanyl powder and 30 oxycodone tablets in the suspect’s possession.

Following the arrest, officers executed a search warrant at the Banwell Rd. residence. Officers seized 239 grams of MDMA, 15.9 grams of fentanyl, and 57.3 grams of crack cocaine. Officers also recovered a loaded handgun, three digital scales, and drug packaging material.

Jevaughn Joseph, 28, has been charged with:
• Possession of a schedule I substance
• Possession of a schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking (x4)
• 5 weapons offences

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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