Four arrests in drug investigation
Four people have been arrested following a police investigation into cocaine trafficking. Niagara Regional Police say four search warrants were executed Wednesday, leading to the arrests as well as the seizure of 118 grams of cocaine, 97 grams of cannabis resin, drug trafficking equipment including scales, packaging materials, cutting agents and cellular devices. In addition, police seized a prohibited over-capacity magazine from a gun, several rounds of ammunition, as well as a 2012 Hyundai Sonata car. Each of the suspects, Andrew MacDonald, 28, of Niagara Falls, and St. Catharines residents Shawn Langendoen, 31, Corey Scott, 31, and Tara Lynn Baker, 29, face charges of possession of cocaine and cannabis resin for the purpose of trafficking, and possession of a prohibited device. MacDonald also faces a charge of violation of weapons prohibition, while Scott faces an additional charge of breach of recognizance.