Trio charged with heroin, cocaine trafficking

By Standard Staff

Three people face drug charges after Niagara Regional Police seized heroin and cocaine while executing a search warrant in St. Catharines.

On Monday, members of the St.Catharines Street Crime unit executed a drug search warrant at a residence on Greenlaw Place, says a release from the NRP.

Police say they have been investigating this residence since the beginning of the year. During the course of the investigation police say they saw several drug transactions occur at the residence and also saw mobile drug transactions throughout the city.

Charged with possession of cocaine and heroin for the purpose of trafficking and possession of the proceeds of crime are Derek Coenjarts, 53, Caroline DeJong, 47,and Issac McAndrews, 34.