Cornwall Man Charged w Over 1/2 Pound of Cocaine – 060618

Cornwall Man Charged w Over 1/2 Pound of Cocaine – 060618

Published on 2018-06-06

ARREST MADE IN DRUG TRAFFICKING INVESTIGATION

Cornwall, ON – On June 5th, 2018 the Cornwall Community Police Service Street Crime Unit (SCU), concluded a drug trafficking investigation that resulted in the arrest of a Cornwall resident. A Controlled Drugs and Substances Act search warrant was executed at an Augustus Street residence, resulting in the following items being seized:

  • 323.9 grams of cocaine
  • 3.4 grams of heroin
  • 15.2 grams of marijuana

The seized drugs are valued at an estimated street value of approximately $33,000.00.

Muhammed Faruq Chughtai, 29, of Cornwall was arrested on June 5th, 2018, was taken into custody, charged accordingly and released to appear in court on July 17th, 2018. He was charged with the following:

  • Possession for the purpose of trafficking cocaine
  • Possession of marijuana
  • Possession for the purpose of trafficking heroin
  • Possession of property obtained by crime

The Cornwall Community Police Service is working diligently to reduce drug trafficking within the City of Cornwall and would like to remind residents about the dangers of using and selling illicit drugs. Anyone with information on illegal drug activity is encouraged to contact our anonymous tip line at 613-933-5000 ext. 2404.




WARRANT

Cornwall, ON – Barry McVey, 51, of Cornwall was arrested on June 5th, 2018 on the strength of a warrant. It is alleged the man failed to attend court on June 5th, 2018 for breaches and a warrant was issued for his arrest. On June 5th, 2018, the man attended police headquarters to deal with the matter. He was taken into custody on the strength of the warrant and held for a bail hearing.

POSSESSION, POSSESSION FOR THE PURPOSE OF TRAFFICKING, DRIVE WHILE DISQUALIFIED

Cornwall, ON – Katlen Moore, 26, of Cornwall was arrested on June 5th, 2018 and charged with possession of cocaine, marijuana and hydromorph-contin. She was also charged with possession for the purpose of trafficking cocaine and drive while disqualified. It is alleged the woman was found to be in possession of cocaine, marijuana and hydromorph-contin during a traffic stop on June 3rd, 2018, at which time she fled the area. On June 5th, 2018 she was located by police and taken into custody, charged accordingly and released to appear in court June 19th, 2018.

ASSAULT, THREATS

Cornwall, ON – A 51-year-old Cornwall man was arrested on June 5th, 2018 and charged with assault and threats. It is alleged during an argument on June 4th, 2018 the man threatened to harm his common-law wife and assaulted her. He allegedly assaulted her once again on June 5th, 2018 and police were contacted to investigate. During the investigation the man was taken into custody, charged accordingly and held for a bail hearing. His name was not released as it would identify the victim in the matter.

CALLS FOR SERVICE

There were 55 calls for service in the City of Cornwall in the last 24 hours (8 am the previous day to 8 am the day of the release).

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