Two men facing drug trafficking charges

Items seized by police  included an estimated $38,000 in fentanyl (Six Nations Police photo)

SIX NATIONS OF THE GRAND –Two men are facing drug trafficking charges after the Six Nations Police Drug Enforcement Unit (DEU), launched an investigation into suspected fentanyl being sold in a Hagersville shopping plaza parking lot.

The SN DEU said the investigation also included  fentanyl being trafficked on Six Nations and the surrounding areas.

The investigation was launched after police spotted two men Wednesday, August 31, 2022, sitting in a motor vehicle conducting a drug transaction at a Hagersville shopping plaza parking lot. Police obtained search warrants for the vehicle involved and a Brantford motel room.

As a result police seized an estimated $38,000 in fentanyl in addition to methamphetamine, Canadian currency, digital scales, debit list, and cell phones.

Police arrested and charged:

Jason Immel, 45, of Ohsweken, Ontario with the following criminal offences:

–        Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking – fentanyl

–        Possession – methamphetamine

–        Proceeds of Crime under $5,000

Richard McKenzie, 36, of Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation, Ontario has been charged with the following criminal offences:

–        Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking – fentanyl

–        Possession – methamphetamine

–        Proceeds of Crime under $5,000

Both individuals are scheduled to appear in court at the Ontario Court of Justice located in Brantford on September 1, 2022.

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