Man and woman arrested in St. Catharines accused of dealing drugs and having a taser

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Two people are facing charges in a drug bust in St. Catharines. 

Officers with the Street Crime Unit started investigating the alleged sales of narcotics from a home in St. Catharines.

The investigation led detectives to identify a man and a woman.

On Monday, June 29th, 2020, detectives arrested the two suspects and searched the home.

Detectives seized $7,670 in proceeds of drug trafficking, a conductive energy weapon (Taser), 113 grams of cocaine packaged in a manner consistent with trafficking, 804 oxycodone tablets, and 10 grams of methamphetamine.  

The controlled substances carry an estimated street value of $17,000. 

38 year old Shane Marko of St. Catharines was arrested and charged with possession for the purpose of trafficking, and possession of proceeds obtained by crime Over $5000.

31 year old Caitlyn Hall of St. Catharines, was arrested and charged with possession for the purpose of trafficking, possession of proceeds obtained by crime Over $5000, and possession of a prohibited weapon.

Both will appear in court at a later date.