Raid in Scugog Township find $340,000 worth of stolen goods, illegal guns, cocaine


Published August 30, 2022 at 5:42 pm

Numerous charges have been filed against a person from Scugog Township after an OPP raid in Nestleton uncovered $340,000 worth of stolen goods, guns and cocaine in Nestleton.

OPP officers from the Kawartha Lakes and Dufferin County detachments launched an investigation into a string of stolen cars. The investigation culminated in the execution of a search warrant at a home in Nestleton, a small village a few kilometres east of Lake Scugog’s east shore, on August 17.

During the raid police found;

  • A 2021 BMW X5 SUV
  • two cell phones
  • a large amount of cocaine
  • more than $80,000 in cash
  • two Rolex watch and gold chains
  • Numerous car documents
  • a restricted Glock 9mm pistol, and
  • a restricted Smith & Wesson 40 caliber pistol

As a result of the seizure an unidentified 41 year old person from Nestleton is charged with;

  • possession of cocaine with intent to traffic
  • two counts of possession of stolen property over $5,000
  • unauthorized possession of a restricted firearm
  • unauthorized possession of a loaded restricted firearm
  • two counts of possession of a firearm with the serial number knowingly tampered with, and
  • two counts of careless storage of a firearm

The suspect, who police have not described, remained in custody pending a bail hearing as of the OPP announcement.

Anyone with information pertinent to the investigation can call the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-822-8477 (TIPS)

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