Woodstock police seize nearly $600,000 in illegal drugs, $33,000 in cash after arrests


Woodstock police say officers seized nearly $600,000 in illegal drugs and more than $33,000 in cash when arresting two people on Monday.

According to a statement, officers attempted to arrest two people on Springbank Avenue around 5:30 p.m., but the couple took off in the car. This led to a collision involving the suspect’s vehicle.

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The occupants of the vehicle fled the scene, police said, but the 47-year-old Woodstock resident and a 43-year-old Cambridge resident were quickly found by officers at the scene.

Police then searched a home on Springbank Avenue where they seized 65 ounces of cocaine, 22 ounces of fentanyl, 28 ounces of methamphetamine, 44 ounces of psilocybin (mushrooms) and more than 300 capsules of hydromorphone which police say are valued at nearly $600,000.

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They also seized over $33,000 in cash.

Police did not mention any charges in connection with the case, but said they were continuing their investigation.

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