(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 Lake.
Mr. Meekis was charged with:
- Trafficking of a Schedule 1 Substance Oxycodone contrary to Section 5(1) of the Controlled Drug and Substances Act (CDSA).
- Possession for the Purpose Trafficking in Schedule 1 Substance Oxycodone contrary to Section 5(2) of the CDSA.
- Possession of Property Obtained by Crime contrary to Section 354(1)(a) of the Criminal Code.
He was released by way of a promise to appear in Red Lake court on September 19, 2019 to answer to the charges.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122.