Niagara police seize purple-tinted heroin in St. Catharines

Niagara police seized a "significant amount" of heroin on Tuesday that was tinted purple and believed to contain fentanyl.
Police released photographs of some of what was seized from a house in St. Catharines on Tuesday. (Niagara Regional Police Service)

Niagara police seized a "significant amount" of heroin on Tuesday that was tinted purple and believed to contain fentanyl.

Police searched a house in St. Catharines and arrested two men in their 30s and one woman in her 20s there.

Police say they also seized crystal meth, nearly $3,000 in cash and evidence showing the drugs were being trafficked.  

Police estimated that the street value of the drugs seized is more than $18,000. 

Niagara police released photos of some of what they seized from a house in St. Catharines on Tuesday. (Niagara Regional Police Service)