Three charged in drug seizure
Three Essex County residents face drug-related charges after the Leamington OPP executed a search warrant last week. On July 30, the OPP’S street crime unit, emergency response team, and canine unit searched a residence in the 100 block of Erie Street South, police said in a news release Tuesday. Officers seized unspecified quantities of suspected fentanyl, cocaine and methamphetamine, as well as digital scales, drug paraphernalia and cash. Michael Cacilhas, 32, of Kingsville, and Karysa Montgomery, 25, of Leamington, are charged with possession of a Schedule 1 substance. Both are scheduled to appear in court in Leamington this October. Donald Forrest, 57, of Leamington, remains in custody pending a bail hearing and is to be charged with three counts of possession for the purpose of trafficking. Anyone with information can contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or report online at catchcrooks.com.