Police seize drugs and arrest six including four minors at Whitby motel

By Liam McConnell

Published on January 31, 2022 at 12:13 p.m.

Six people, including four minors, have been charged with various trafficking charges following an investigation at a motel in Whitby.

Officers were called to Consumers Drive Motel 6 on Sunday January 30 after reporting a firearm at the scene. Upon arrival, officers found a car leaving the motel.

They investigated the vehicle and found cocaine, cannabis, psilocybin and methamphetamine. Executing a search warrant, they also found a fake weapon.

Aidan St-John, 20, of Oshawa, was charged with possession for the purpose of producing or distributing illicit cannabis, three counts of possession for the purpose of trafficking, and possession of a weapon prohibited or restricted.

Cameron Brown, 18, of Peterborough, has been charged with possession of other Schedule 1 substances for the purpose of trafficking.

A 17-year-old and a 15-year-old, both from Oshawa, have been charged with possession of another Schedule 1 substance for the purpose of trafficking.

A 14-year-old Oshawa youth has been charged with possession for use in the production or distribution of illicit cannabis, three counts of possession for the purpose of trafficking, and possession of other schedule three substances .

Finally, a 14-year-old Clarington youth was charged with possession of cannabis for the purpose of sale, two counts of possession for the purpose of trafficking and carrying a concealed weapon.

Anyone with new information about this investigation can call the West Central Division of the DRPS at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 1877, or CrimeStoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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