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2 charged in connection with drugs investigation in Toronto: police

The Toronto Police Service emblem is photographed during a press conference at TPS headquarters, in Toronto on Tuesday, May 17, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Christopher Katsarov. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Christopher Katsarov

Two people have been charged in connection with a drugs investigation in Toronto, police say.

Toronto police said on Nov. 20, officers arrested a man in the area of Church and Alexander streets.

Officers said during the arrest, the man was allegedly found to be in possession of illegal narcotics.

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Police said 50-year-old Glenn Dwayne Powell from Toronto has been charged with several offences, including three counts of possession of a schedule 1 substance and possession of a firearm knowing its possession is unauthorized.

According to police, later that day, officers executed a search warrant at an apartment.

Police said during the search, a firearm was allegedly located.

Officers said 27-year-old Adrian Tomlinson from Toronto was arrested and has been charged several offences, including three counts of possession of a schedule 1 substance, unauthorized possession of a firearm and failing to comply with undertaking.

Police said both the accused appeared in court on Monday.

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