Caledon man arrested, charged for cocaine trafficking

Caledon man arrested, charged for cocaine trafficking

In a major crackdown against drug trafficking, the Ontario Provincial Police has arrested a 41-year-old man in connection with a recent drug trafficking.

According to information, a 41-year-old Caledon man has been charged with three criminal offences.

As per the Ontario Provincial Police, search warrants were issued last Friday (April 22) following weeks of investigation by the community street crime unit (CSCU) of the Caledon OPP Detachment.

The warrants were executed with the assistance of an emergency response team (ERT), Caledon platoon officers, and a canine unit.

During the search operation, a 2020 Cadillac, suspected cocaine, currency, jewellery, a mobile phone and other property were seized.

The accused has been identified as 41-year-old Joseph Mete who has been charged with Possession of a Schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking — cocaine, Trafficking in a Schedule I substance — cocaine, and Possession of proceeds of property obtained by crime under $5,000.

Meanwhile, those having any additional information have been asked to inform the Caledon OPP community street crime unit at 905-284-2241 or toll-free at 1-888-310-1122.