Canadian Armed Forces member charged for drug offences

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The Canadian Press

Trenton, Ontario: A member of the Canadian Armed Forces has been charged with drug offences in the Trenton, Ont., area.

Provincial police say a suspect was arrested on Tuesday after a brief investigation into the alleged sale of controlled substances.

Two search warrants were executed in Kingston and Trenton and it’s alleged that cocaine and $2,880 in cash were seized.

The investigation involved Ontario Provincial Police, the Canadian Forces National Investigation Service, Kingston police and the RCMP.

Michael Spears, 27, of Kingston, is charged with possession for the purpose of trafficking in a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance and possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000.

He has been released from custody and is scheduled to appear in court Sept. 18.