Category: Drugs

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WARNING: There Are Drugs in the Drugs, Again.

WARNING: There Are Drugs in the Drugs, Again.

(SHOAL LAKE #39, ON) – In August 2019, members of the Treaty Three Police Service seized illegally possessed prescription medication during a search warrant in the First Nation Territory of Shoal Lake #39. Prescription pills collected by the officers at that time were identified as being Oxycodone (Percocet) due to the size, shape and markings....

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Highway 17 Traffic Stop Drug Bust, Again

Highway 17 Traffic Stop Drug Bust, Again

(BALDWIN, ON) – Manitoulin Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) had occasion to stop the same motor vehicle with the same driver twice this summer. The driver was found contravening the Highway Traffic Act (HTA), Criminal Code (CC), Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) and the Cannabis Control Act 2017 (CCA 2017) in both instances. On...

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DRUG BUST: Thunder Bay Residents

DRUG BUST: Thunder Bay Residents

(HEARST, ON) – On September 9, 2019, at approximately 10:00 a.m., members of the James Bay Detachments of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) intercepted a motor vehicle that was speeding on Highway 11 east of the Town of Hearst, Ontario. Police investigation revealed that the passenger vehicle had been stolen and all three occupants were...

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4 Busted Drug Trafficking – Ties to TBay

4 Busted Drug Trafficking – Ties to TBay

(KAPUSKASING, ON) – On the morning of September 6, 2019, members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau (OCEB) executed aControlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) warrant at a residence on De L’Etang Boulevard inthe Town of Kapuskasing, Ontario and on a motor vehicle on Front Street in the Town of Hearst,...

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A Brief Story of an Addict

A Brief Story of an Addict

(ADDICTION) – It started with pills, mainly percocet when I was 21. I was really sick one day and a friend gave me heroin. I started shooting it at 24. (Shooting means using a needle). I tried meth for the first time at 25. I was shooting them both in no time. Over the next 3...

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Hydromorphone and Methamphetamine Drug Bust Arrest

Hydromorphone and Methamphetamine Drug Bust Arrest

(KENORA, ON) – Two familiar faces today for the readers with REAL Concerns from the Kenora area. 30-year-old Harley Mcleod and 27-year-old Kaitlynn Burke, both from Kenora, wound up getting arrested by police and held overnight for this mornings bail court appearance. His Worship, Justice of the Peace Marcel Donio was presiding. Derrick Silvestro was...

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ALERT: Jeff OGushing Released From Jail

ALERT: Jeff OGushing Released From Jail

(GERALDTON, ON) – Following a police raid of a home which resulted in numerous stolen items being uncovered, the hardworking officers of the Greenstone OPP detachment will once again have to continue working hard as the justice system has released 23-year-old Jeff OGushing from jail. August 8th, 2019 OPP were advised of a theft from...

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Southern Ontario Men Nailed in Drug Bust

Southern Ontario Men Nailed in Drug Bust

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – Drugs and cash seized, six arrested (including three Southern Ontario men) Officers with the Thunder Bay Police Service’s Uniform Patrol Branch were dispatched to Cumming Street residence following reports of a disturbance just before 5 a.m. Friday, Sept. 6. Officers arrived and continued to investigate the disturbance report inside the home. During...

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Marijuana Drug Bust

Marijuana Drug Bust

(SHUNIAH, ON) – On Wednesday, September 4, 2019 at approximately 3:00 pm officers with the Thunder Bay Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) conducted a traffic stop on Highway 11 & 17 in the Municipality of Shuniah for a speeding violation. During the vehicle stop officers became aware of possible criminal activity. The investigation...

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Impaired by Alcohol and Drugs Charges

Impaired by Alcohol and Drugs Charges

(HEARST, ON) – On August 29, 2019, at approximately 8:00 p.m., members of the James Bay Detachments of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a traffic complaint involving an impaired driver. Police attended a residence in the Town of Hearst, Ontario, where the driver was observed to be impaired by drugs and alcohol and...

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Break and Enter Suspect with Drugs

Break and Enter Suspect with Drugs

(ESPANOLA, ON) – On August 25, 2019, at approximately 11:30 p.m., officers from the Manitoulin Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to an alarm on Spruce Street in Espanola, Ontario. While at the scene, officers located a male in possession of break in tools. As a result of the investigation, Jordan LACOSSE, age...

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(VIDEO) The South Algoma Flailer Returns

(VIDEO) The South Algoma Flailer Returns

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – In a triumphant return to the notorious doors of a South Algoma apartment building, one of the area flailers has returned after a brief hiatus. This woman has been flailing through the neighbourhood for at least a year, causing children and adults alike, much stress. From the video tho it appears...

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Cumberland Street Cocaine Bust

Cumberland Street Cocaine Bust

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – Officers with the Joint Task Force arrested five people and seized illicit drugs with an estimated street value of more than $55,000 following a Thursday evening search of a north-side residence. As the result of an ongoing investigation, officers obtained and executed a warrant to search a residence in the 100 block of...

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Crystal Meth Drug Bust in Thunder Bay

Crystal Meth Drug Bust in Thunder Bay

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – Police arrested two people and seized drugs with an estimated street value of about $20,000 Wednesday evening. As a result of an ongoing investigation, police attended and searched a residence in the zero-to-100 block of Cumberland Street North just before 5 p.m. on Wednesday, August 21. Following the search, police found and seized...

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Drug Seizure and Charges Laid

Drug Seizure and Charges Laid

(RED LAKE, ON) – On August 20, 2019 officers from the Red Lake detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), the Red Lake OPP Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU) with the assistance of officers from Kenora Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau (OCEB) conducted an investigation which led to the arrest of 43-year-old John Meekis of Red...

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Duo Doing Needles in a Back Alley

Duo Doing Needles in a Back Alley

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – A pair of people exercising harm reduction were spotted in a back alley shooting drugs into their bodies. Resident in the area tells us that she called the police non emergency line just to ask what she should do. The resident tells us that it’s nothing unusual in the area but it’s...

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Crystal Meth and Oxycodone Drug Bust

Crystal Meth and Oxycodone Drug Bust

(DRYDEN, ON) – On August 7, 2019 at approximately 7:26 p.m. officers from the Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau, Community Street Crime Unit and the Dryden Police Service executed a search warrant at a residence in the City of Dryden. As a result of the search warrant Police seized a quantity of Crystal Methamphetamine and Oxycodone. The estimated value...

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RAIDED: Trap House Gets Shut Down

RAIDED: Trap House Gets Shut Down

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – Frontline officers with the Thunder Bay Police Service have shut down one more trap house operating in our community. A “trap house” is a residence where drugs are being sold and often women being pimped out. It has been said in court by a leading drug investigator that Thunder Bay has...

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6 Arrested During Meth, Cocaine and Guns Bust

6 Arrested During Meth, Cocaine and Guns Bust

(WHITE RIVER, ON) – On August 7, 2019, members from the North East Region Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU) with the assistance of members from the Pic River Anishinabek Police Service (APS), executed three separate Controlled Drugs and Substance Act (CDSA) search warrants. The warrants were executed in the communities of White...

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Hells Angels Drugs and Guns Bust

Hells Angels Drugs and Guns Bust

(ONTARIO) – Several residents of the Niagara Region, Sudbury and Ottawa face numerous charges following a multi-jurisdiction investigation into a drug trafficking network involving members and associates of Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs (OMGs). Project SKYLARK began as a high-level investigation targeting members of the Hells Angels Nomads, the Red Devils MC and the Hooligans MC and their...

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Crystal Meth Trafficking and Firearms Charges Laid

Crystal Meth Trafficking and Firearms Charges Laid

(KENORA, ON) -The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) in Kenora , the OPP Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau (OCEB), the OPP Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU) and the OPP Crime Unit has charged five individuals with drug and Criminal Code related offences following arrests in Kenora on Thursday August 1, 2019. The charges stem from an investigation...