Fentanyl drug bust in Orillia. Six people charged

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 On August 16, 2019 the Orillia Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) made several arrests in relation to the sale of illicit drugs within the City or Orillia.

 

The Orillia OPP Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU) along with Orillia OPP members, Central Region Emergency Response Unit (ERT) and Central Region Canine, executed a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) warrant at an Atherley Road address. 

 

As a result of the investigation police seized a quantity of suspected fentanyl, cocaine and cash.

 

Police arrested and charged 6 people with drug related offences:

 

Katie GUEST, age 27, of Orillia has been charged with:

 

  • Two counts of Possession of a Schedule I Substance Contrary to Section 4(1) of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.
  • Two counts of Trafficking of a Schedule I Substance Contrary to Section 5(2) of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.
  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Contrary to Section 354(1)(a) of the Criminal Code.
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The accused was released on a Promise to Appear for September 24, 2019 at the Ontario Court of Justice in Orillia.

 

Cristoffer POPE, age 19, of York has been charged with:

 

  • Two counts of Possession of a Schedule I Substance Contrary to Section 4(1) of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.
  • Two counts of Trafficking of a Schedule I Substance Contrary to Section 5(2) of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.
  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Contrary to Section 354(1)(a) of the Criminal Code.
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The accused was released on a Promise to Appear for September 24, 2019 at the Ontario Court of Justice in Orillia.

 

Alyicia SHILLING, age 28, of Rama has been charged with:

 

  • Two counts of Possession of a Schedule I Substance Contrary to Section 4(1) of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.
  • Two counts of Trafficking of a Schedule I Substance Contrary to Section 5(2) of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.
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The accused was released on a Promise to Appear for September 24, 2019 at the Ontario Court of Justice in Orillia.

 

Amanda WATSON, age 37, of Gravenhurst has been charged with:

 

  • Two counts of Possession of a Schedule I Substance Contrary to Section 4(1) of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.
  • Two counts of Trafficking of a Schedule I Substance Contrary to Section 5(2) of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.
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The accused was released on a Promise to Appear for September 24, 2019 at the Ontario Court of Justice in Orillia.

 

Donavan PLACE, age 27, of Brock Township has been charged with:

 

  • Two counts of Possession of a Schedule I Substance Contrary to Section 4(1) of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.
  • Two counts of Trafficking of a Schedule I Substance Contrary to Section 5(2) of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.
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The accused was held in custody and remanded until August 20, 2019 at the Ontario Court of Justice, Barrie for a Bail Hearing.

 

Joshua VANVEILD, age 27, of York has been charged with:

 

  • Two counts of Possession of a Schedule I Substance Contrary to Section 4(1) of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.
  • Two counts of Trafficking of a Schedule I Substance Contrary to Section 5(2) of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.
  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Contrary to Section 354(1)(a) of the Criminal Code.
  • Breach of Recognizance Contrary to Section 811 of the Criminal Code.
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The accused was held in custody and remanded until August 20, 2019 at the Ontario Court of Justice, Barrie for a Bail Hearing.

The OPP works hard to keep illicit drugs off our streets. If you know about or suspect illicit drug sales and want to help improve the wellbeing of our community call the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).

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