Arrest in Port Colborne drug investigation

A Port Colborne man is facing charges after a drug investigation that started earlier this spring.

Niagara police executed three search warrants for a residence, vehicle and a business on  Saturday.

They seized over  $24,000 in suspected cocaine and a small amount of marihuana.

During the search police also found a some cash and trafficking indicators.

Sixty-one-year-old  Gary Dutcher is charged with possession for the purpose of trafficking, possesion of  proceeds of property obtained by crime over $5,000 and possession of marihuana.

He will appear in court today for a bail hearing.