On March 26, 2021 at approximately 9:30 a.m., members of the Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU), Perth CSCU, Huron CSCU, the West Region Emergency Response Team (ERT) and uniform officers executed a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) search warrant at an address on Wellington Road 34 in Puslinch Township.
On the same date, Guelph Police Service assisted in executing a search warrant at a residence in the City of Guelph that was related to the investigation.
During the execution of the search warrants, officers seized a quantity of cocaine, heroin, morphine, and psilocybin, Canadian currency, and drug paraphernalia.
The drugs seized have an estimated street value of over $145,000. Police also seized close to $30,000 in cash.
Pierre Andre THIBAULT, 50-years-old of Puslinch Township faces the following charges:
- Possession of a Schedule 1 Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking – Cocaine
- Possession of a Schedule 1 Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking – Heroin
- Possession of a Schedule 1 Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking – Morphine
- Possession of a Controlled Substance – Psilocybin
- Possession of a Controlled Substance – Heroin
Warren EFFTING, 35-years-old of Guelph has been charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance-Cocaine.
Both individuals are scheduled to appear at a later date in the Ontario Court of Justice-Guelph to answer to the charges.
The OPP continues in their commitment to remove illegal drugs from our communities. If you have any information to assist, please contact them at 1-888-310-1122.
Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or leave an anonymous online message at www.helpsolvecrime.com where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2000.