Police arrested and charged seven people in a drug bust on Bobcaygeon Road in Minden Hills Nov. 12.

In a press release, police said that the Haliburton Highlands OPP, City of Kawartha Lakes Community Street Crime Unit, Central Region Emergency Response Team and central region canine officers executed a search at a residence on the road.

Police found five people from Haliburton County and two from the GTA in possession of cocaine and fentanyl.

The five people from Haliburton County – three from Minden, one from Haliburton and one from Algonquin Highlands – all face two counts of possession of a schedule one substance for the purpose of trafficking, one count each for cocaine and fentanyl.

The two people from the GTA are also charged with drug trafficking, as well as possession of property obtained by crime. One person from Ajax is also charged with failure to comply with an undertaking.

One of the individuals was held for bail. The remaining accused were released on undertakings and are scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Minden Feb. 3.

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