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Drug and ammunition charges laid following east London, Ont. fire

Charges have been laid after drugs and ammunition were located at the scene of a fire in London, Ont., on Sunday.

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Emergency crews responded to a blaze at a home on Trafalgar Street around 11:10 a.m.

According to police, a search warrant was later executed and the following items were seized:

  • 10-millimetre handgun magazine containing 10 rounds of 10-millimetre ammunition
  • 197.3 grams of suspected red fentanyl, valued at $57,030
  • 57 grams of suspected crack cocaine, valued at $6,270
  • 10 18-milligram Hydrophone pills, valued at $300
  • 46 eight-milligram Dilaudid pills, valued at $920
  • 187 four-milligram Dilaudid pills, valued at $1,870
  • 30 five-milligram oxycodone pills, valued at $210
  • five three-milligram codeine pills, valued at $25
  • two digital scales

Police say a 29-year-old London man has been charged with possession of a firearm or ammunition contrary to a prohibition order and seven counts of possession of a Schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking.

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The accused is expected to appear in court on Monday.

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