Guilty pleas made after 2021 drug bust

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Guilty pleas were made by a 28-year old Sarnia man resulting from a drug bust on Jan. 7, 2021, which amounted to nearly $40,700 in drugs and cash being seized.

Alexander Bannon pled guilty to fentanyl trafficking and unlawfully possessing cannabis for the purpose of selling it on May 4 in Sarnia court.

The vice unit of the Sarnia police applied for a search warrant at a Brenchley Street residence in Sarnia, on Jan 7, 2021 said Assistant Federal Prosecutor Brian Higgins. It was executed that evening and Bannon was arrested at the rear of the building walking his dog.

Police seized 48 grams of fentanyl, 1.5 kilograms of cannabis, 25 packages of cannabis edibles, 24 packages of cannabis chocolate bars and nearly $7,200 in cash. A cell phone, various scales with drug residue and other items used in the drug trade were also found in the home.

A pre-sentence report is to be prepared. His next court appearance is on July 19.

Blake Ellis, The Independent

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