Guelph police say two people are facing charges after officers watched an alleged drug deal go down on Monday afternoon.
The purported transaction happened on Surrey Street in the city’s downtown core just before 1 p.m.
Police said officers saw a man allegedly pull a clear plastic bag of cocaine from his backpack before getting into a waiting vehicle.
They were then followed by police to a parking lot on Edinburgh Street South where a 20-year-old Kitchener man and a 40-year-old Montreal woman were arrested.
At approximately 12:30 a.m. on Sept. 10, police were doing a routine patrol in the area of Edinburgh Road and Inkerman Street when they spotted a vehicle parked on the wrong side of the road with its trunk open.
Police said they found the clear bag of cocaine, along with another that was found between the front seats, which amounted to over three grams.
Police also alleged the man was wearing a $3,500 watch that was reported stolen in Waterloo on Aug. 22.
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A 28-year-old Hamilton man has been arrested after police say he admitted to delivering marijuana in Guelph.
They saw a vehicle parked on the wrong side of the road with the trunk open, according to Guelph police.
Officers spoke to a male who allegedly admitted to delivering cannabis products to "clients in the area," Guelph police said.
About 30 minutes later, the 28-year-old Hamilton man was arrested for possession for the purpose of distributing cannabis.
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