Port Perry resident facing drug charges following police investigation

A Port Perry resident is facing a pair of charges following a police investigation into alleged drug trafficking.

According to the DRPS, the suspect was taken into custody shortly after 11:30 p.m. on Tuesday (Jan. 17).

“A warrant was executed at a residence in Port Perry, resulting in the seizure of a quantity of cocaine, Percocet, and Canadian currency, with an estimated combined value over $12,000,” reads a media release from police.

Nicholas Ostafichuk, 41, of Scugog has been charged with two counts of possession of Schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking (cocaine and Percocet).

He was released on an undertaking.

Anyone with new information about this investigation is asked to contact the lead investigator 1-888-579-1520, ext. 3744.