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Drug Bust OPP Dryden

Drug Bust OPP Dryden

DRYDEN, ONTARIO  ~~~~~   May 18, 2022 (LSNews)  Constable Brittany Bembeneck    reports on  May 17, 2022 members of the Dryden Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), with assistance from Treaty 3 Police Service (T3PS) and Nishnawbe Aski Police Service (NAPS) executed a search warrant at a Pitt Avenue residence in the City of Dryden.

As a result of the warrant several items were seized including, three firearms, brass knuckles, cell phones, digital scales, packaging materials and a large quantity of Canadian currency. Also seized was a large quantity of Crystal Meth, Cocaine and Fentanyl with an estimated street value of approximately $190,000.

Chris BEEPATH, 43 years old from Thunder Bay, ON has been arrested and charged with the following offences:

  •  Possession of Schedule I substance for purpose of Trafficking - CDSA 5(2) X3
  •  Possession of proceeds of property obtained by crime over $5000 - CC 354(1)(a)

John HARRISON, 39 years old from Thunder Bay, ON has been arrested and charged with the following offences:

  • Possession of Schedule I substance for purpose of Trafficking -CDSA 5(2) X3
  • Possession of Schedule I substance - CDSA 4(1)
  • Possession of a prohibited device - CC 92(2)
  • Possession of proceeds of property obtained by crime over $5000 - CC 354(1)(a)
  • Careless storage of a Firearm - CC 86(1)

Mackenzie OGIMA, 21 years old from Thunder Bay, ON has been arrested and charged with the following offences:

  • Possession of Schedule I substance for purpose of Trafficking - CDSA 5(2) X3
  • Possession of proceeds of property obtained by crime over $5000 - CC 354(1)(a)

The accused have been held in custody awaiting a bail hearing.

Members of the public who have information regarding this investigation are urged to contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or access their website at ontariocrimestoppers.ca where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.

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