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SEARCH WARRANT RESULTS IN TWO ARRESTS

SEARCH WARRANT RESULTS IN TWO ARRESTS

OPP Fort Frances

FORT FRANCES, ONTARIO  ~~~~   July 25, 2020  (LSN)  On 16 July 2020, officers of the Fort Frances Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) in conjunction with the North West Region Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau conducted a search warrant at 300 Third Street West in Fort Frances, ON.  The investigation stemmed from an investigation into seven suspected Fentanyl related overdoses within the Town of Fort Frances and surrounding First Nation Communities 24 hours leading up to the investigation.

As a result of the Controlled Drug and Substances Act warrant, police seized over 10 grams of Fentanyl (Yellow Down) with a street value of $8,000 CDN. In addition, a quantity of Canadian currency and drug paraphernalia were also seized.

Jason ALEXA, age 47 years of Fort Frances, ON was arrested and charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance for the Purposes of Trafficking contrary to section 5(2) of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) and Possession of Proceeds of Property Obtained by Crime under $5000 contrary to section 354(1)a of the Criminal Code of Canada (CCC). He was released by way of an Undertaking before a Justice of the Peace at a bail hearing. His next Fort Frances Ontario Court of Justice appearance will be 28 September 2020 at 9:30 am. 

Beatrice McGINNIS, age 58 years of Fort Frances, ON was arrested and charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance for the Purposes of Trafficking contrary to section 5(2) of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) and Possession of Proceeds of Property Obtained by Crime under $5000 contrary to section 354(1)a of the Criminal Code of Canada (CCC). She was released by way of an Undertaking before a Peace Officer. Her next Fort Frances Ontario Court of Justice appearance will be 17 August 2020 at 9:30 am.

If you have any information about the trafficking of fentanyl or any other illicit drugs in the Rainy River District, call the OPP 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 $2000. You may also report online at: http://www.p3tips.com/273.

 

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  • 25 July 2020
  • Author: James Brown
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