Massive Drug Bust Suspect Back Behind Bars


(SIOUX LOOKOUT, ON) – 22-year-old Emery Southwind has found his way back behind bars at the Sioux Lookout detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police.

He’s alleged to have breached his probation order in which he was not to possess or consume any alcohol or substances. Further, it’s alleged he breached his bail condition to be at his residence between the hours of 6:00 pm and 7:00 am.


Southwind was involved in a massive drug bust in 2017 and an assault on a male earlier this year. He appeared in a Thunder Bay courtroom this morning via telephone call from the Sioux Lookout OPP detachment.

Justice of the Peace Marcel Donio was presiding along with Crown Attorney Andrea Mason and a duty counsel lawyer. He is facing the following charges:

  • Breaching probation (no alcohol or intoxicating substances).
  • Breaching bail condition (curfew 6:00 pm to 7:00 am).

Southwind still has numerous drug charges, an assault charge, weapons charge and 3 breaching bail conditions charges working their way through court from previous incidents (history at end of article).


He is denied bail swiftly and scheduled to appear back in court on Monday in a Sioux Lookout court room. He is sent back to his holding cell where he will wait to be transported to the Kenora District Jail, where he will likely stay until he is released.

HISTORY ON SOUTHWIND via thunder bay courthouse – inside edition



A 21 year old EMERY SOUTHWIND appeared by telephone in W.A.S.H. (Weekend And Statutory Holiday) Court today, Sunday February 10,2019 from the Sioux Lookout OPP Station.

His Worship, Bernard Caron is presiding. Federal Crown Ron Poirier is here along with Duty Counsel Lianne Roberge and two second year law students from Lakehead University.

Sioux Lookout OPP arrested SOUTHWIND last evening for an alleged assault on another male. SOUTHWIND was on tight bail conditions from a 2017 drug bust.

SOUTHWIND isn’t interested in speaking to Duty Counsel Roberge. He has lawyer John Bilton from Kenora.

Because it’s a Federal prosecution, a Federal Crown is required. The earliest bail court date for SOUTHWIND is on Wednesday February 13,2019 in Dryden.

He’s remanded in custody until then.



Ontario Provincial Police in Sioux Lookout are reporting a drug bust in that community.


On Friday, October 20, 2017 the OPP, Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau and the Northwest Region Emergency Response Team performed a search warrant at a residence in Sioux Lookout.

During the investigation 382 grams of cocaine, 332 grams of marihuana, a set of brass knuckles and over $260 000 dollars in Canadian Currency was seized.

As a result of investigations, EMERY SOUTHWIND of Sioux Lookout has been charged with:

  • Possession of a substance for the purpose of trafficking x2.
  • Possession of proceeds of crime over $5000 (Canadian Currency).
  • Unauthorized possession of a weapon (brass knuckles).

4 Replies to “Massive Drug Bust Suspect Back Behind Bars”

  1. Hopefully while in Kenora jail he will take care of the POS 25-year-old Lexus Quill, who assaulted an infant on more than one occasion. Jail house justice.

  2. Can’t help but wonder how many of these cretins are the results of FAS (fetal alcohol syndrome)? I realize that reserves are breeding grounds for hatred of mainstream society but there has to be a common element(s) why so many FN youth are inclined to a life of crime.

    It’s readily apparent that many of them aren’t particularly bright. Otherwise, one would think they’d learn the harsh lessons of life a little more quickly.

    They may be able to manipulate the law using Gladue factors. However, they can only play that card so many times.

    With so many chronic repeat offenders, can’t help but question their abilities to learn?

    1. Fukin animals, unfortunately they rape, kill beat and bury their own, I’m sure the elders did their best but hated became their force as that is what the youth are reached the last 20 years

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