Drug Trafficking Charges Laid in Huron County

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EXETER, ON, June 27, 2024 – NEWS — Two individuals are facing several Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) charges after a drug trafficking investigation in the Town of Exeter.

In June 2024, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau (OCEB) in London initiated an investigation into two individuals believed to be trafficking illegal substances in Exeter and the surrounding Huron County area. On June 25, 2024, the investigative team executed a search warrant in Exeter with assistance from the Huron-Perth Community Street Crime Unit and the Huron County OPP Detachment.

Substantial Seizure

As a result of the search warrant, police seized the following:

  • Approximately 255 grams of suspected fentanyl
  • Approximately 33 grams of suspected methamphetamine
  • 26 suboxone tablets
  • Five morphine tablets
  • 42 unknown tablets
  • A quantity of a suspected cutting agent
  • 19 rounds of shotgun shells
  • Two digital scales
  • $1,280 CAD
  • Two cell phones

The estimated street value of the drugs seized is $13,700.

Charges Laid

Carly JOHNS, 29, of Exeter, has been charged with the following offences under the Criminal Code and CDSA:

  • Possession of ammunition contrary to prohibition order
  • Possession for the purpose of trafficking – fentanyl
  • Possession for the purpose of trafficking – methamphetamine
  • Possession – buprenorphine
  • Possession – morphine

Travis DAVIS, 35, of Exeter, has been charged with the following offences under the CDSA:

  • Possession for the purpose of trafficking – fentanyl
  • Possession for the purpose of trafficking – methamphetamine
  • Possession – buprenorphine
  • Possession – morphine

Court Dates Set

The accused were remanded into custody and are scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Goderich at a later date.

Anyone with information about the possession, production, or trafficking of illegal drugs is encouraged to contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or ontariocrimestoppers.ca.

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