Welland traffickers arrested

Three Welland residents are facing drug charges after an investigation by the Niagara police street crime unit.

Police say property stolen from a Port Colbourne business was being exchanged for drugs.

Yesterday, police executed a search warrant at a Welland home and seized forty bags of prepackaged cocaine and cash.

Fifty-four-year-old Randy Weaver of Welland is charged with:

- Possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking
- Possession of proceeds of property obtained by crime under $5,000
- Theft under $5,000

Fifty-four-year-old Tim Rodgers is charged with:

- Possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking
- Possession of proceeds of property obtained by crime under $5,000

Thirty-one-year-old Felicia Christian of Welland is charged with:

- Possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking
- Possession of proceeds of property obtained by crime under $5,000


Police say the theft investigation is ongoing and further arrests are imminent.