(SIOUX LOOKOUT, ON) On Friday, September 14, 2018, at approximately 6:27am, members of the Sioux Lookout Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were dispatched to a report of a male breaking into vehicles in the Seventh Avenue area of Sioux Lookout.
Upon arrest for mischief, the male was searched and a bag of a crystallized substance suspected to be methamphetamine was located.
Once at the police station, a further 60 additional bags, and 5 wrapped pieces of plastic were found containing the same substance, with an estimated $4,000 street value.
As a result of this investigation, Tyler MITCHELL (19) of Winnipeg, MB has been charged with;
- Mischief under $5,000 contrary to section 430(4) of the Criminal Code.
- Possession of a Schedule I substance for the purpose of Trafficking – Other Drugs contrary to section 5(2) of the Controlled Drug and Substances Act (CDSA).
- Fail to Comply with Recognizance contrary to section 145(3) of the Criminal Code.
He has been held in custody pending a bail hearing on September 14, 2018.
Any person with information regarding the illegal possession and trafficking of drugs should immediately contact the Ontario Provincial Police at 1-888-310-1122.
Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.
Source: Ontario Provincial Police