Two suspects facing firearm and drug trafficking charges in Oshawa

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Published June 3, 2023 at 10:13 am

Two suspects are facing several charges after police responded to a tip about a man allegedly trafficking cocaine from a home in Oshawa.  A search warrant was conducted by investigators at the residence, where drugs and a gun were seized.

On Thursday (June. 1) Durham Regional Police (DRPS) were made aware of a potential drug trafficking situation and responded to a residence near Highland Ave in Oshawa with a search warrant.

Police say a firearm and drugs were recovered following the investigation and a man and woman have been taken into custody where they both are facing multiple charges.

James Godrey, 30, of no fixed address, is facing a total of nine charges including possession for the purpose of trafficking (cocaine) and the unauthorized possession of a prohibited or restricted firearm.

Cassandra Perilli, 32 of Oshawa is facing a total of eight charges including possession of a firearm with an altered serial number and possession for the purpose of trafficking in fentanyl.

Officers say both parties were held for a bail hearing.

Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to contact the Central East Community Response Team at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 1767.

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