Kingston Police are warning the public about “fentanyl gummies”

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Kingston Police are warning the public about a fentanyl laced consumable ‘toy car gummy’ that was recently seized during an arrest.

The arrest occurred on September 4th, when police saw the accused partake in a “hand to hand” drug transaction on Division and Pine Streets.

“As a result of their observations, a 60 year old individual was arrested. The individual was searched following the arrest and found to be in possession of a quantity of fentanyl as well as a consumable gummy in the shape of a toy car,” police said in a release.

The ‘toy car gummy’ looked identical to a cannabis/marihuana gummy and was found to be comprised of fentanyl and “could have serious health effects, including death if even the slightest amount is consumed.”

Following the arrest, the 60 year old was held in custody for a bail hearing and charged with: trafficking a schedule 1 substance, possess[ing] a schedule 1 substance for trafficking, possessing proceeds of property or thing obtained by crime not exceeding $5000.

Police are urging the public to only purchase and consume marijuana products from private licensed in-person stores or government operated online stores.