Lindsay senior arrested for drug trafficking in Oshawa

A 71-year-old man from Lindsay is facing multiple drug-related charges after he was arrested for allegedly dealing drugs in Oshawa.

Police say that officers launched an investigation into a man that was suspected of dealing drugs from his vehicle in Oshawa on Friday (March 29).

“Throughout the evening the male was observed making several stops to conduct drug transactions. He was stopped by police in the area of Elgin Street in Oshawa and arrested,” reads a media release from police.

“He was found in possession of a number of pills including Codeine, Dilaudid, Oxycocet and a quantity of cash.”

According to police, a search warrant was conducted in the garage of an Oshawa residence where the suspect was staying.

Officers allegedly seized more pills, mushrooms, drug paraphernalia and cash.

“In total almost $30,000 in drugs and cash was seized,” the release reads.

Odel Dignard of Lindsay is charged with possession for the purpose of trafficking Schedule I (x4) and Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking (x2).  He was held for a bail hearing.

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