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Vice Unit Makes Significant Seizure.


Broadcast Time: 2:36pm Date: February 28, 2024

On February 27, 2024, members of the Sarnia Police Emergency Response Team (ERT) and the Sarnia Police Vice Unit executed a Controlled Drugs and Substance Act search warrant at an apartment located at 289 Indian Road South, Sarnia.


During the execution of the search warrant, two individuals were located inside the residence and subsequently arrested.


A search of the apartment unveiled a significant quantity of controlled substances, including:

  • 33.46 grams of fentanyl
  • 551.97 grams of cocaine
  • 946.73 grams of crystal methamphetamine
  • 25 codeine pills


Also located were:

  • prohibited weapon (butterfly knife)
  • a hydraulic cocaine press
  • $550 in cash


The arrested individuals, Donald BROWN (76) and Ethan LOCKING (22) of Sarnia are charged with the following criminal offences:

  • Possession of a Controlled Substance (codeine)
  • possession of a Controlled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking (3 counts – Methamphetamine – Cocaine – Fentanyl)
  • Possession of a Prohibited Weapon


Ethan LOCKING was held for a bail hearing and Donald BROWN was released by the Sarnia Police with a future court date.


The total street value of the drugs seized is approximately $166, 053.




The Sarnia Police Service remains committed to ensuring the safety and well-being of our community through proactive law enforcement efforts.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to contact the Sarnia Police Service – Vice Unit at 519-344-8861.

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