Trafficking charges filed against Scugog man after Port Perry bust


Published January 18, 2023 at 12:52 pm

A Scugog man is charged with drug trafficking after police raided a home in Port Perry.

The Durham Regional Police Guns and Gangs Unit arrested a man on suspicion of selling drugs shortly after 11:30 p.m. on January 17.

Following the arrest, officers raided the Port Perry home, where they claim they discovered cocaine, Percocet and cash. All told the discovery has an estimated value of $12,000, according to police.

Nicholas Ostafichuk, 41 of Scugog, is charged with two counts of possession for trafficking of cocaine and Percocet. He has since been released from custody with conditions.

Anyone with information regarding the investigation can call Cst. Nicholson at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 3744 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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