Drug charges laid in Port Elgin

On February 28th, 2019 the Saugeen Shores Police Service received a complaint from a concerned citizen about a male passed out in a vehicle in Port Elgin.

Officers arrived on scene to check on the well-being of the male.

An officer observed evidence of drug possession in the vehicle.

The male and a female, who was also associated to the vehicle, were placed under arrest.

A search of the vehicle revealed a substance believed to be “purple fentanyl” Also located in the vehicle was crystal methamphetamine and prohibited knife.

A 35 year old Mount Forest women has been charged with:

1. Possession of a controlled substance – methamphetamine

2. Possession of a controlled substance – opioid

3. Possession of a prohibited weapon

4. Fail to comply with a recognizance – drug prohibition

5. Fail to comply with a recognizance – weapon prohibition

A 58 year old Walkerton man has been charged with:

1. Possession of a controlled substance – methamphetamine

2. Possession of a controlled substance – opioid

3. Possession of a prohibited weapon

Both were released with a court date.