Bruce Peninsula execute drug warrant and charges are laid

May 9, 2016

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On Friday May 6, 2016, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau Drug Enforcement Unit (DEU), with the assistance of the Bruce Peninsula OPP, the West Region Emergency Response Team (ERT) and West Region Canine Unit, executed a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act search warrant at a property on 21 Highway, on Saugeen First Nation.

As a result of the execution of the search warrant Police seized cannabis marihuana, methamphetamine, heroin and morphine. Police also seized offence related property that consisted of trafficking paraphernalia, cell phones and Canadian currency. The combined estimated value of the seized controlled substances was $10,733.00.

The combined estimated value of the offence related property was $1,780.00.

A 37 male of Saugeen First Nation and a 19-year-old of Owen Sound are each charged with possession of heroin for the purposes of trafficking, possession of methamphetamine for the purposes of trafficking, possession of cannabis marihuana under 30 grams and possession of morphine.

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Both are being held in custody pending a bail hearing scheduled today May 9, 2016 at the Walkerton Court of Justice.

The Bruce Peninsula OPP is requesting anyone with information that can assist police to call 1-888-310-1122. 

Should you wish to remain anonymous, you can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or send a web-tip to crimestop-gb.org, where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.

Charges have yet to be proven in Court

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