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Oshawa couple allegedly dealt drugs from car with baby in back seat

A 34-year-old man and a 27-year-old woman — both from Oshawa — are charged with possession for the purpose of trafficking


 
Fentanyl pills are shown in a handout photo. Police say organized crime groups have been sending a potentially deadly drug through British Columbia to Alberta and Saskatchewan using hidden compartments in vehicles. (Alberta Law Enforcement Response Teams/CP)

Fentanyl pills are shown in a handout photo. Police say organized crime groups have been sending a potentially deadly drug through British Columbia to Alberta and Saskatchewan using hidden compartments in vehicles. (Alberta Law Enforcement Response Teams/CP)

OSHAWA, Ont. — Police say a couple of alleged drug dealers had a baby with them as they sold fentanyl in a city east of Toronto.

Durham regional police say officers conducting an ongoing drug investigation saw two people allegedly making drug deals from a car in Oshawa, Ont., on Wednesday afternoon.

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Investigators say when they moved in to arrest the pair, a baby was found in the back seat.

They say fentanyl and cash were seized and the infant was turned over to a family member.

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Police say a search warrant executed at an Oshawa home resulted in the seizure of drug paraphernalia.

A 34-year-old man and a 27-year-old woman — both from Oshawa — are charged with possession for the purpose of trafficking.


 
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